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Pro Bono to Protect the First Amendment – New York 2017

Esther F. Lardent Leadership in
Pro Bono Series


Pro Bono to Protect the First Amendment:
Freedoms of Speech, Press, and Right to Assemble

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking Reception
6:30 – 7:30 pm: Program

Bloomberg Corporate Offices

731 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10022

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Join Pro Bono Institute for an evening of cocktails and thought-provoking discussion exploring current events and their impact on the First Amendment Freedoms of Speech, the Press, and the Right to Assemble, and how pro bono lawyers can be of help.


Confirmed Speakers:

Bruce D. Brown

A former journalist and partner in the Washington office of Baker & Hostetler, Brown became executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in September 2012. He is a lecturer at the University of Virginia Law School, co-directing its First Amendment Clinic.

David A. Schulz

Schulz is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is a partner in the law firm Levine Sullivan Koch and Schulz LLP, a national trial and appellate practice.


This discussion is the third event in the Esther F. Lardent Leadership in Pro Bono Series. The series was launched in 2016 in honor of the late Esther F. Lardent, PBI’s founder, president, and CEO for almost two decades. The Series is comprised of leadership dinners, educational forums, and networking events designed to bring together the legal community to promote innovative and creative dialogue on legal practice and access to justice.

For additional information, including sponsorship opportunities,
please contact Kelly Simon at 202.729.6691 or ksimon@probonoinst.org.


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