Pro Bono in Protest: Protecting First Amendment Freedoms in the District
- 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: Washington Council of Lawyers
Steptoe & Johnson
- Civil Rights
- Social Event
- Training (non-CLE)
Not only does Washington, DC have a rich history of bringing about social and political change through First Amendment demonstrations, but in recent years, increased participation in public demonstrations has created a need for more pro bono attorneys to help in this area. Hear from experts in the field and attorneys who have handled major litigation, as they discuss hot topics related to First Amendment pro bono. Learn about ways to get involved in pro bono opportunities that protect some of the most fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
Panelists will include:
Marques Banks, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Washington Lawyers’ Committee
Barbara Harding, Partner, Jones Day
The panel will be moderated by Jill Dash, Vice President of Strategic Engagement, American Constitution Society and President, Women’s’ Bar Association of DC
A Happy Hour will begin at 6 pm followed by the panel discussion from 6:30-7:30 pm.
And join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook using#DCProBono19!
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