Ian Rosenberg with David M. Skover
Media attorney Ian Rosenberg answers some key questions and cases having to do with speech in his engaging and accessible book, The Fight for Free Speech: Ten Cases That Define Our First Amendment Freedoms (New York University Press). He appears tonight in conversation with Seattle University Professor, David M. Skover. About The Fight for Free Speech: "A deep dive into 10 precedent-setting legal actions that helped define the scope--and limits--of the First Amendment...The toughest nut in the book is the dividing line between hate speech and free speech, a discussion that anyone in media and legal circles will want to study closely. Essential reading for journalists, political activists, and ordinary citizens alike."-Kirkus Reviews.
Ian Rosenberg is Assistant Chief Counsel at ABC, Inc., where he has provided pre-broadcast counsel for ABC News clients on libel, newsgathering, intellectual property, and FCC regulatory issues since 2003. Professor David M. Skover, the Fredric C. Tausend Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law to co-host the talk. Professor Skover is the co-author of nine books, including most recently The People v. Ferlinghetti: The Fight to Publish Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" (Rowman & Littlefield) with Ronald Collins.