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MLRC produces industry-leading conferences and events on a wide range of topics. Our events bring together our members to study particular issues of importance, and to celebrate the First Amendment.

  • Tuesday, March 31 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

Depp v. Heard Defamation Trial: Part II

With Chuck Tobin, Ballard Spahr; Matthew Barakat, Associated Press; Julia Jacobs, New York Times (invited).

  • Wednesday, June 1 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

Exposing R. Kelly: Jim DeRogatis on His Decades-Long Journey

Legendary music journalist Jim DeRogatis began publishing accusations of R. Kelly’s sexual relationships with underage girls in 2000. Two years later, he broke the story of the incriminating sex tape that would lead to Kelly’s first court case.

  • Thursday, June 9 at 1:30pm ET / 10:30am PT

Internet and Technology Committee meeting

More details to come

  • Monday, June 13, 2022

MLRC European Media Lawyers Conference 2022

Continuing MLRC’s series of annual meetings that began in Paris and then Berlin, we invite you to join us this June in Amsterdam for a full day of discussion and networking with colleagues from around Europe. These meetings are designed to help form a more cohesive team of media lawyers to work together throughout Europe,…

  • September 19-20, 2022

MLRC London Conference 2022: International Developments in Libel, Privacy & Free Expression Law

Over 200 lawyers from around the world attend the London Conference to discuss comparative developments in media law and policy. The conference also features distinguished speakers from the judiciary, academia and the press.