The Georgia Bar, Media and Judiciary Conference invites journalists to its Friday, Feb. 26, forum on emerging issues in the law and society. Journalists receive the student rate of $25 for the all-day conference, which includes parking in the State Bar building in downtown Atlanta and a box lunch. Attendees are free to stay for just part of the day and each session allots time for questions from journalists and others in attendance.
- A look behind the scenes at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s comprehensive review of police shootings, “Over the Line.”
- Law enforcement officers discuss how the tension between them and citizens is changing the way they approach their jobs.
- 21st century public housing? Covering the continuing construction of Atlanta’s sports stadiums.
- The story of a college football fix: A look back at Georgia’s contribution to the law of libel in the world of Bear Bryant
- Justice for judges: A look at the work of the Judicial Qualifications Commission in a Fred Friendly-style visit to the imaginary court of Judge Lawless Stevens in Lizard Lick, Ga.
- Georgia and the death penalty: Changing perspectives?
- A live broadcast of GPB’s “Political Rewind” with Bill Nigut and Jim Galloway.
See the full program and register here: http://iclega.org/programs/9163.html