Vermont Law Review Symposium: “The Threat of Unpopular Ideas”

by Will Potter on August 4, 2008

in News

Vermont Law Review SymposiumI’m excited to be speaking at the Vermont Law Review symposium on October
17th. I’ll be speaking about “The Threat of Unpopular Ideas,” and domestic “eco-terrorism” and “domestic terrorism” laws like the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. The event is on October 17th at Vermont Law School in South Royalton, VT.

Thanks very much to the folks at the Vermont Law Review for the invitation, it’s quite an honor to be speaking alongside experts on Constitutional law and the First Amendment. I’ll be posting more information here as it becomes available.

Here’s a schedule

8:30-8:45: Opening remarks

8:45-10:00 – “Vermont’s Confidentiality of Library Patrons Act”

10:15 – 11:30 – “Environmental concerns through the lens of national
Brian Segee, Staff Attorney for Defenders of Wildlife
Joel Reynolds, Senior attorney and director of NRDC’s Marine Mammal Protection Project

11:30-12:30 – Lunch

12:30-2:00 – Keynote address by Louis Fisher

2:15 – 3:30 – “The threat of unpopular ideas”
Odette Wilkens, Executive Director of Equal Justice Alliance
Will Potter, Freelance reporter
Lee Hall, Legal director of Friends of Animals

3:45-5:00 – “Immigration and National Security”
Arthur Edersheim, Staff Attorney and Assistant Professor of Law
Leslie Holman, Attorney

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