"The Right to Photograph & Record in Public" is sponsored by the National Press Club's Photography Committee and The National Press Photographers Association in support of Free Speech Week.
An expert panel discussion regarding First Amendment rights:
- What are the rights of citizens & the press to photograph and record in public?
- Can police seize and view those images or order them to be deleted?
- What is some of the most recent caselaw regarding these issues?
- How can we foster a better understanding of our respective rights & responsibilities in order to have a greater respect for the roles that everyone plays in news gathering and free speech?
- J. David Ake, Assistant DC Bureau Chief of Photography, Associated Press
- Robert Corn-Revere, Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP specializing in First Amendment Law
- Gwendolyn Crump, Director, Office of Communications, DC Metropolitan Police Department
- Mannie Garcia, Award-winning Photojournalist
Moderator: Mickey H. Osterreicher, General Counsel, National Press Photographers Association
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