“Left Out in the Cold? The Chilling of Speech, Association, and the Press in Post 9/11 America” American Civil Liberties Union & American University Law Review Symposium

September 20-21

8:00am - 7:00pm / 8:00am - 1:30pm


Panel discussions to include:

  • Members of Congress panel: Setting a positive legislative agenda for the First Amendment
  • Constitutional overview of post-9/11 barriers to free speech and a free press
  • Surveillance and its chilling effect on First Amendment rights
  • Censoring and prosecuting the press: The growing use of subpoenas and Reporters' Shield legislation
  • Ideological exclusion
  • Secrecy and barriers to open government
  • The role of whistleblowers to facilitate government accountability


Coming Soon: More information on panels, confirmed participants, and a call for papers to be published in Volume 57 of the American University Law Review.
If you have any Questions please contact lawrev-projects-editor@wcl.american.edu


Left Out in the Cold? The Chilling of Speech, Association, and the Press in Post-9/11 America Brochure



REGISTRATION FEE, includes: two lunches, two breakfasts, and two receptions, plus CD of program materials

  • Free for WCL students
  • AU WCL Faculty and Staff
  • $150 general registration
  • $75 for government, non-profit or academic
  • Additional $100 to the above fees if CLE Accreditation is required (8.5 credits over the 2 days). 


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For more information on the program please Contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
202.274.4075 - Phone
202.274.4079 - Fax


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