Joseph D. Steinfield on Panel at The Practising Law Institute - Communications Law in the Digital Age November 11, 2011
For the 18th consecutive
year, Joe Steinfield will be participating in this annual program, long recognized as
the most comprehensive in its field. This
year’s agenda has been refreshed to highlight the hottest issues and case law
in media, digital communications, intellectual property and privacy law. This
updated 2011 program will examine such topics as:
- Will WikiLeaks qualify for
constitutional protection 40 years after the Pentagon Papers case?
- Will Congress finally pass a
comprehensive privacy law?
- What is the fallout from the Sony
PlayStation hack? How can high profile security breaches be addressed?
- What’s next for file sharing after
the recording industry’s success in LimeWire?
- How will the twin phenomena of
WikiLeaks and anonymous speakers affect the reporters privilege?
- …and many more current topics of
Joe will be part of a blue ribbon
panel discussing the topic of “Access,” specifically:
- The impact of
WikiLeaks on classification and access to national security
- Assessing Blagojevichand Bonds: Latest news in the continuing battle between
juror privacy and the public's right to know
- Reading the tea
leaves from Milner v. Dep't of Navy and FCC v. AT&T, the
Supreme Court's first FOIA decisions in years
- Will the
transfer of the 9/11 trials to military tribunals limit the public's
ability to follow the proceedings?
- The continuing
fight over closed dockets and secret prosecutions - do we know the extent
of the problem?
- Assessing the
Obama record on transparency at his mid-term
Who should attend:
Firm attorneys, in-house counsel and
allied professionals who practice in the fields of media and
telecommunications, corporate compliance, privacy, and First Amendment law.
The New York City session will also
be available as a live Webcast. Click here for more information.