October 13, 2016 3:30pm — October 13, 2016 5:30pm

As part of the semester-long Democracy Then & Now signature series, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism is proud to sponsor the Frank LoMonte Lecture. LoMonte is the executive director of the Student Press Law Center.

From the SPLC website: “Frank LoMonte joined SPLC in January 2008 after practicing law with Atlanta-based Sutherland LLP and clerking for federal judges on the Northern District of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Before law school, LoMonte was an award-winning investigative journalist and political columnist for daily newspapers in Florida and Georgia. LoMonte graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was a senior editor of the Georgia Law Review. His articles about the First Amendment and media-law topics have been widely published in Education Week, The Chronicle of Higher Education, the American University Law Review, the University of North Carolina First Amendment Law Review, and in many other outlets.”

Lecture Topic:

From the Schoolhouse Gate to the Jailhouse Door: Constitutional Rights on Campus
Thursday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Eaton Theater
Knight Hall

A reception follows.