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Communications Law

Network with lawyers in the print broadcast, online & mobile media, and the telecommunications industries. Keep up to date with cutting edge issues in defamation, privacy, commercial speech, freedom of information, data collection and use, FCC regulation, and First Amendment law.

The more than 2,200 members of the Forum on Communications Law represent a wide variety of specialized legal talent. The principal aim and objective of the Forum are:

To encourage discussion of problems relating to legal counseling and representation of the print media, the telecommunications industry, and the electronic media.

To promote the exchange of information among practitioners in the field. To support and promote research, forums, and publications focusing on communications

To keep abreast of developments in the law and to discuss evolving issues.

To preserve and develop professional competence and integrity in the practice of law.

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Communications Law

Moot Court Competition

The First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition Presented by the ABA Forum on Communications Law. The moot court Hypothetical Case involves timely issues of national significance in the field of media law.

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