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Understanding Your First Amendment Rights

A People's Law School Event - Panel Discussion

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Understanding Your First Amendment Rights

Time & Location

Jul 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Zoom

About The Event

Please register in advance at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HfE51kbFQYS5AWNtiBc9rQ

After registering, you will immediately receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar.   

What does “freedom of speech” really mean? Join Professor Peter Teachout of Vermont Law School, Lia Ernst of the ACLU, Rebecca Turner of the Defender General’s Office, and Ben Battles and Rachel Smith of the Attorney General’s Office for a discussion of how the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the peoples’ rights to speak and protest.  Topics to be discussed will include:

  • a brief overview of the First Amendment and the rights it protects
  • the right to protest
  • free speech & the police
  • students’ free speech rights

The People's Law School is a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary legal topics impacting the lives of Vermonters. it is a partnership of Attorney General T.J. Donovan, the Association of Africans Living in  Vermont (AALV), the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII), and also supported by ACLU of Vermont and The Caroline Fund.

Please get in touch with Sandy Baird at 802-355-4968 or sandybaird114@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like more information about this week's event or the full series.

WHAT:      The People’s Law School: Understanding Your First Amendment Rights

WHO:       Panel - Ben Battles, Rachel Smith, Peter Teachout & Rebeca Turner

WHEN:     Wednesday, July 21,  6:00 - 7:30 PM WHERE:   Register in advance for this free webinar at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HfE51kbFQYS5AWNtiBc9rQ

After registering, you will immediately receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar.    What does “freedom of speech” really mean? Join Professor Peter Teachout of Vermont Law School, Lia Ernst of the ACLU, Rebecca Turner of the Defender General’s Office, and Ben Battles and Rachel Smith of the Attorney General’s Office for a discussion of how the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the peoples’ rights to speak and protest.  Topics to be discussed will include:

  • a brief overview of the First Amendment and the rights it protects
  • the right to protest
  • free speech & the police
  • students’ free speech rights

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