The First Amendment And Higher Education: Overview

with
Dr. Jim Castagnera
Live Session
From $99.00
  • July 19, 2021, 3:00 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Former university associate provost and practicing attorney Dr. Jim Castagnera will explain the details of the First Amendment. You will learn current requirements and practical steps to protect free speech rights at your institution.

What You'll Learn

  • What is the background of the First Amendment?
  • To what rights are students, faculty members, and other staff entitled?
  • Are there exceptions?
  • How has the interpretation of the First Amendment evolved recently?
When:
Monday, July 19, 2021; 3:00 PM Eastern
Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

Training Overview

Learn how free speech has evolved. Update policies and practices for today’s environment.

The First Amendment is fundamental to life at colleges and universities. Students, faculty members, and other staff are all entitled to free speech. Recent interpretations documented in case law and regulations may require you to update the policies and practices in your institution.

  • What is the background of the First Amendment?
  • To what rights are students, faculty members, and other staff entitled?
  • Are there exceptions?
  • How has the interpretation of the First Amendment evolved recently?

Who Should Attend?

  • Academic administrators

  • Marketing and communication professionals

  • Student-life professionals

  • University counsel

  • Student-media advisors

  • Public-safety management

  • Professors and faculty

Expert Presenter

Dr. Jim Castagnera

  • Member and the Chief Consultant of Holland Media Services LLC, a communications and training company with offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles
  • Member of Portum Group International LLC, a cybersecurity and privacy consulting firm in Philadelphia
  • Of Counsel to Washington International Business Counsel
  • Adjunct Professor of Law in the Kline School of Law at Drexel University
  • 10 years as a labor, employment, and intellectual-property attorney with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
  • 23 years as associate provost and legal counsel for academic affairs at Rider University
  • Holds an M.A. in Journalism from Kent State University
  • J.D. and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University

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