"SPEAKING OUT! FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS FOR ACTIVISTS AND
Saturday, April 7, 2001
8:30 A.M. until 4:30 P.M.
Pace Law School
78 North Broadway
White Plains, New York
The keynote speaker is Frank Serpico. Please forward to
other individuals, groups, and lists that would be interested. A
registration fee will be charged and the deadline to register is March
27. The complete brochure and registration form and directions will be
available on the Pace Law School website after March 5. The Website
address is . Click on "events" and then "animals and the law." No videos
will be shown. Credit will be available to attorneys.
THE CONFERENCE AGENDA IS AS FOLLOWS:
Registration & Breakfast
Welcome - Adjunct professor Suzan & Dean David Cohen
Introduction - Professor Bennett L. Gershman, Pace Law School
"Introduction to Freedom Of statement"
10:00--10:40 A.M. Kathy Eldergill, Esq. - Beck &
Eldergill, P.C., Manchester CT - "The First Amendment: Protecting the
Right to Protest"
10:40--11:20 A.M. Philip Hirschkop, Esq. - Hirschkop &
Associates P.C., Alexandrea, VA. - "Mass Speech -- The Effect of
Demonstration in Sending A Message"
11:20--11:35 A.M. Break
11:35--12:25 P.M. Felicia Nestor, Esq. - Food Safety
Project Director and Staff Attorney Government Accountability Project,
Washington, D.C.; Alvin D. Sewell, Federal Inspector Food Safety &
Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - "FOIA
and Whistleblower Rights:
Essential Tools for Sustained Partnerships in Public Service"
12:25--1:45 P.M. Lunch Break
1:45--2:45 P.M. Keynote Address - Frank Serpico -
"Integrity in the Written and Spoken Word" - Introduced by Professor
David Dorfman of Pace Law School
2:45--3:35 P.M. Jane Akre, Former FOX-TV Reporter
Steve Wilson, Former FOX-TV Reporter
Thomas Johnson, Esq., Chamblee, Johnson, Haynes
& Martinelli, P.C., FL - "Snaring The Fox -- How the Little Guys Took On
Murdoch and Won !"
3:35--4:15 P.M. Jonathan Lovett, Esq., Lovett & Gold,
P.C., White Plains, NY - "Actionable First Amendment Retaliation in the
4:15--4:30 P.M. Closing Statements
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME
PHONE NUMBER WITH AREA CODE
Advanced registration is required. The deadline for
registration and payment is March 27, 2001. Payment by check or money
$25 registration fee. Everyone attending the conference,
except Pace Law students currently enrolled, must pay this fee to
attend. The registration includes the conference, conference materials,
and a light vegan breakfast consisting of a selection of vegan muffins,
coffees, and teas with soy and rice milks provided from Manna Foods,
Inc., White Plains NY.
There will be available (pre-ordered) for #11 a boxed
vegan lunch from Manna Foods, Inc., which will include 1 vegan meatloaf
wrap consisting of textured protein, tofu, pasta sauce, sauteed
vegetables, soy (vegan) cheese, whole wheat breadcrumbs, oats, corn, soy
butter and spices and 1 organic or natural soda and 1 large vegan
cookie. Payment must be received by March 27th.
Conference participants who do not wish to
reserve/purchase a boxed lunch may bring their own or may purchase lunch
at the Law School Cafeteria which will have limited, non-vegan, service
Cancellations after the March 27th deadline will not be
entitled to a refund. The funds will be considered a donation to the
Jolene Marion Memorial for the Advancement of Animal Law.
Please send your check or money order (with your contact
information) made payable to:
The Jolene Marion Memorial Fund/Conference
Pace Law School
78 North Broadway
White Plaines, NY 10603
PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 27TH.
For further information, please contact Professor Porto
at 914-937-5605 or
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