April 27 Friday

1st Amendment Salon: Rethinking Reno and Section 230: How should we regulate social media?

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 at 4:30PM - 6:00PM
  • Room 129
  • Open To The Yale Community
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The First Amendment Salon series holds non-partisan programs that aim to emulate the spirit of the U.S. Constitution’s Madisonian guarantee by opening a dialogue about free expression in America. To that end, the Salon brings together members of the First Amendment community—lawyers, academics, journalists, and activists—to no-charge, 90-minute discussions several times each year, each concerning a timely topic related to freedom of expression.

Jack Balkin will moderate a panel discussion for approximately 45 minutes before questions and comments are taken from the audience at Yale and at interconnected venues in New York and Washington.

In addition to the speakers and moderator, the Salons include twenty-five or more invitees at different venues in New York, Washington, and, since 2014 when the Salons formed an association with the Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at the Yale Law School, in New Haven.  The live venues are electronically connected via teleconferencing. As of this date, there have been sixteen salons.  

A rundown, and a video, from several of the Salons can be found on the Yale website at: https://law.yale.edu/isp/about/initiatives/floyd-abrams-institute-freedom-expression/first-amendment-salon

Sponsoring Organization(s)

ISP, MFIA, Abrams