Know Your Rights: A Workshop on Court Access, Covering Protests and Publishing Without Fear

Join the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the First Amendment Coalition for a virtual workshop titled “Know Your Rights: A Guide to Court Access, Covering Protests and Publishing Without Fear.” The workshop will feature veteran media law attorney Susan Seager, who will discuss strategies for avoiding arrest, navigating libel law and seeking public records. Seager is the head of the Press Freedom and Transparency practice at the University of California Irvine School of Law’s Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology Clinic. She has worked on behalf of the First Amendment Coalition and others to unseal court records and fought for journalists, advocating most recently for a student journalist whose phone and camera were seized by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Seager has written for the LA Weekly, the LA Daily Journal and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. She received the Freedom of Information Award from SPJ/LA in 2004.The workshop is being sponsored by SPJ/LA’s Freedom of Information Committee and FAC.

Susan Seager

WHAT: Know Your Rights—A Guide to Court Access, Covering Protests and Publishing Without Fear

WHO: Led by media lawyer Susan Seager

WHEN: Monday, November 23


TIME: 6 p.m.

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  • Thank you for not using EventBrite — a horrible spammer in the past and still to a much lesser degree. Also, I couldn’t possible feel more uncomfortable with Corporate America possessing the equivalent of my library records.

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