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Journal of International Law and Policy presents "Freedom of Press vs. Limitations on Press - The Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo"

Friday February 27, 2015

Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, King Hall room 1001
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The Journal of International Law & Policy is hosting a Q&A Panel discussing Freedom of Speech and how it applies to media and the press on an international and domestic scale. We will discuss the circumstances that led up to the Charlie Hebdo incident, as well as the different directions we may move toward in the future. 

Panelists Include:

Professor Karima Bennoune, UC Davis Professor of International Law and former Legal Adviser for Amnesty International
Markos Kounalakis, visiting fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, Former International War and Revolution correspondent for the Washington Monthly, among others
Zahra Billoo, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, SF Chapter
Professor John Sims, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Constitutional Law professor, specializing in 1st Amendment rights and human rights

The event will be open to the public.

Lunch will be served. Reception to follow.


For more information, please contact Kaitlyn Kalua at