Caplan Cobb attorney Sarah Brewerton-Palmer will moderate the upcoming Georgia First Amendment Foundation training:  Law Enforcement and the First Amendment.

Register here for this free virtual training session to be held from 1-2 p.m. on Oct. 9th – a companion event to GFAF’s 2020 Weltner event.

Recordings of police activities have become catalysts for change. How does the First Amendment protect the public’s right to record police on the job? What rights do the public and the media have to access video from officer body cameras and other official sources? What are the rules of non-engagement when journalists and citizens record police in action? How do free speech rights come into play in confrontations between the public and police? Panelists include:

  • Vic Reynolds, Director, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
  • Alyssa Pointer, Photojournalist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Sarah Brewerton-Palmer, First Amendment Attorney, Caplan Cobb LLP
  • Clare Norins, Director, First Amendment Clinic, UGA School of Law
  • Gerry Weber, First Amendment Attorney, Gerry Weber LLC and Southern Center for Human Rights

 

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