Hottest Issues In Communications Law Focus Of PLI Seminar

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 00:00

This 36th annual PLI communications seminar titled Communications Law in the Digital Age 2008 will update the audience on the hottest issues in media, First Amendment and communications law. The dates are November 13 and 14, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on both days. The location is the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1605 Broadway, NYC.

Among the many expert speakers will be Bruce P. Keller (chair), Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Lee Levine (chair), Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz LLP; Stephanie S. Abrutyn, vice president and senior counsel, Home Box Office, Inc; John G. Palfrey, vice dean for Library and Information Resources, Harvard Law School; Jessica L. Rich, assistant director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Mary E. Snapp, vice president and deputy general counsel, Microsoft Corporation; Helgi C. Walker, Wiley Rein LLP.

They will answer such questions as the following: will the FCC ever deregulate media ownership? What are the states up to on the privacy front? Do the Wen Ho Lee and Hatfill cases foreshadow a new wave of subpoenas to reporters? Are the basic constiutional protections for the press, recognized since New York Times v. Sullivan, safe in the current environment?

For details on registration fees and available CLE credits, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register, contact (800) 260-4754 or visit