A Symposium Honoring the Legacy of Silha Professor Emeritus Donald M. Gillmor
“How Far from Near? 50 Years of New York Times v. Sullivan in Minnesota and Beyond: A Symposium Honoring the Legacy of Silha Professor Emeritus Donald M. Gillmor.”
8 a.m.: Continental breakfast
8:30 a.m.: Welcome and introduction by Silha Center Director and Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law Jane E. Kirtley
8:45 a.m.: Academic panel: "Beyond First Amendment Exceptionalism: The Multiple Legacies of Near and Sullivan"
10:15 a.m.: Break
10:30 a.m.: Practitioners panel: "Time After Times: Defamation Law (and Privacy, Too) in Minnesota"
Noon: Buffet lunch with remarks by Al Tims, director, University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication
1 p.m.: Keynote Speaker: Robert D. Sack, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit : "Thirteen Ways of Looking at New York Times v. Sullivan"
Event concludes at 2 p.m.
For more about this event, click on any of the following links:
Video of the 2014 Symposium Academic Panel
Video of the 2014 Symposium Practitioners Panel
Silha Bulletin story following the 2014 Symposium
Cowles Auditorium, 130 Humphrey School of Public Affairs