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Panel Discussion: Fair Trial vs. Free Press

October 30, 2019 at 11:30am1:30pm EDT

Newhouse 3, Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium

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The New York State Bar Association and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will host a panel discussion featuring a highly charged, hypothetical scenario exploring issues involving the media, law enforcement, lawyers and the courts.

Panelists include:

Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler of the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Erin Moriarty, journalist with CBS News’ “48 Hours”

Edward Z. Menkin, criminal defense attorney

Douglass Dowty, reporter with Post-Standard

Jeff Kulikowsky, senior reporter with WSYR-TV

Sponsored by New York State Bar Association, New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference, New York State-Federal Judicial Council, First Amendment Watch, Committee on Media Law, Committee on Continuing Legal Education, Newhouse School and the Syracuse University Office of Community Engagement.

A coffee and doughnut reception will follow at the Syracuse University College of Law.

RSVP by contacting Audrey Burian at

This event was first published on October 21, 2019 and last updated on October 28, 2019.

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