2015 Georgia Bar, Media & Judiciary Conference

Georgia Judges, Journalists, Lawyers and the First Amendment:
A Primer on Recurring and Emerging Issues and the Law

Click here to see the program for February 27, 2015. 

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SECTION 1 ACCESS TO COURT RECORDS AND PROCEEDINGS

1.1    Synopsis of Georgia cases


SECTION 2 ACCESS TO RECORDS UNDER THE GEORGIA OPEN RECORDS ACT

2.1 Synopsis of Georgia Cases

2.2 Synopsis of Attorney General Opinions


SECTION 3 ACCESS TO MEETINGS UNDER THE GEORGIA OPEN MEETINGS ACT

3.1 Synopsis of Georgia Cases

3.2 Synopsis of Attorney General Opinions


SECTION 4 SUBPOENAS, THE REPORTER’S PRIVILEGE AND THE GEORGIA SHIELD LAW

4.1 Synopsis of Georgia Cases


SECTION 5 GEORGIA’S ANTI-SLAPP STATUTE

5.1 Synopsis of Georgia Cases


SECTION 6 Citizens, Journalists and the Police

SECTION 7  Sports and the Law

SECTION 8 Between Us: Communications between Journalists, Judges and Lawyers

SECTION 9 Open Government: Tools for Public Access and How to Use Them

SECTION 10 Scrubbing History or Protecting Privacy

SECTION 11 Watchdogging the Media; Turmoil at UVA

SECTION 12 Civil Rights Cold Cases

SECTION 13 Drones