On Friday, February 19 from 11am to 2pm in Room 395 of the Rutgers Law School in Newark, the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL), the New Jersey Press Association, the NJ Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Center for Cooperative Media will discuss "What's New in NJ Media Law?"
The Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law will introduce its upcoming News Law Project, and attendees will also learn about emerging legal issues and policy changes on everything from drones to police body cameras and more.
11:00 AM – Welcome and Introduction: Debbie Galant, associate director of the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University; George White, Executive Director, New Jersey Press Association
11:15 AM – Professor Ellen P. Goodman presents the Rutgers Institute of Information Policy & Law (RIIPL) News Law Project, with funding from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
11:30 AM – PANEL 1: Current Issues in NJ Media Law - OPRA, Defamation, Who is a journalist? (Bring Your Questions)
Jennifer Borg, General Counsel, North Jersey Media Group/The Record; Thomas J. Cafferty, NJPA General Counsel, Gibbons Law, PC; and Eli Segal, Pepper Hamilton, LLP
12:30 PM – LUNCH
1:00 PM – PANEL 2: Emerging Issues – Drones, Bodycams, Stingrays (Bring Your Ideas)
Katherine M. Bolger, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP; Mickey Osterreicher, General Counsel, National Press Photographers Association; and Mike Rispoli, Free Press
General Admission is FREE but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for food and room capacity purposes.
Lunch will be provided.