2012 Democratic National Convention Tag - ACLU of North Carolina http://thatwww.acluofnc.org/blog/Latest.html Mon, 22 May 2017 13:23:04 -0400 en-gb Watch the ACLU-NC's "Know Your Rights at the DNC" Webinar (VIDEO) http://thatwww.acluofnc.org/blog/watch-the-aclu-nc-s-know-your-rights-at-the-dnc-webinar-videohtml http://thatwww.acluofnc.org/blog/watch-the-aclu-nc-s-know-your-rights-at-the-dnc-webinar-videohtml

The ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation hosted a free "Know Your Rights" webinar on Aug. 20 for demonstrators, journalists, and others attending the upcoming Democratic National Convention from Sept. 3 to 6.

Panelists included:
-Moderator: Mike Meno (ACLU-NC)
-Chris Brook, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina
-Bob Hagemann, Charlotte City Attorney
-Mark Newbold, Deputy City Attorney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
-Joseph Blocher, Associate Professor of Law, Duke University

Overview:
-First Amendment rights
-Maps and parade routes
-Policies for photos, videos, and searches

Watch a recap of the webinar here. The video begins with a presentation from Prof. Blocher.

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mmeno [AT] acluofnc [DOT] org (Mike Meno) Free Speech Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:18:00 -0400
Free “Know Your Rights” Webinar for DNC Attendees on Aug. 20 http://thatwww.acluofnc.org/blog/free-know-your-rights-webinar-for-dnc-attendees-on-aug-20.html http://thatwww.acluofnc.org/blog/free-know-your-rights-webinar-for-dnc-attendees-on-aug-20.html

In less than a month, Charlotte will be at the center of global attention, as thousands of journalists, political activists, and protesters descend on the city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. How will policies and laws put into place for the Convention impact the rights of the reporters, demonstrators, and the citizens of North Carolina? And what can we do to ensure that our First Amendment rights and other freedoms are being upheld?

Join us online on Monday, August 20, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a free know-your-rights webinar, “2012 DNC in Charlotte: What You Need to Know.” We’ll discuss the rights of demonstrators and photographers, the permitting process and other rules and restrictions passed for the event, and take questions from the webinar attendees on how you can stand up for your rights.

WHAT: Free know-your-rights webinar, “2012 DNC in Charlotte: What You Need to Know”

WHEN: Monday, August 20, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHO: Panelists will include:

-Chris Brook, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina
-Bob Hagemann, Charlotte City Attorney
-Mark Newbold, Deputy City Attorney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
-Joseph Blocher, Associate Professor of Law, Duke University

RSVP and receive log-in instructions here.

Questions? Contact ACLU-NC Communications Manager Mike Meno at mmeno [AT] acluofnc [DOT] org.

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mmeno [AT] acluofnc [DOT] org (Mike Meno) Free Speech Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:02:25 -0400