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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, April 16 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

Anti-SLAPP Committee Call

Current views of anti-slapp laws from a legislative & judicial perspective: Kaitlin Wolff (ULC) on successes & failures in enacting UPEPA, Robb Harvey (Holland & Knight) on a recent effort to gut the Tennessee anti-SLAPP law, & Dana McElroy (Thomas & LoCicero) on statehouse & courthouse efforts to neuter the Florida anti-slapp law.

  • Thursday, April 18 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

Inside the Effort to Free Evan Gershkovich

The Wall Street Journal, Biden Administration, & international partners have been working to free him. What is the current state of those efforts? And what do we know about private and public diplomatic efforts? Plus an update on the arrest of RFE/RL Journalist Alsu Kurmasheva & Russia’s campaign of reprisal against journalists.

  • Wednesday, April 24 at 12pm ET / 9am PT

Cameras-in-the-Courts: Will TV Coverage be Allowed in the Trump Trials and in New York?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the OJ Simpson murder trial, the grand-daddy of all televised trials, and one which had a great influence on camera legislation going forward. Speakers: Kelli Sager of DWT; Chad Bowman of Ballard Spahr; Dan Novack of Penguin Random House; and Leita Walker of Ballard Spahr.

  • Tuesday, May 14
  • San Francisco, CA

Legal Frontiers in Digital Media 2024

The Media Law Resource Center and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology are proud to present the next in this series of conferences that explore emerging legal issues surrounding digital content in today's multi-platform world.