MEDIA ADVISORY — Freedom of the Press and the Surveillance State: The Patrick Lagacé Case

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Centre for Law, Technology and Society and the Law and Technology Student Society invite members of the media to attend a lively discussion on freedom of the press and surveillance in the wake of police surveillance of Patrick Lagacé and other journalists in Québec and Canada.

WHAT: A panel discussion on freedom of the press and surveillance

WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Fauteux Hall, Room 302 (57 Louis Pasteur, University of Ottawa êmap)

Panelists:

  • Amanda Connolly is a national security reporter for iPolitics and VP of the National Capital Region chapter of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)
  • Tamir Israel is a staff lawyer at the University of Ottawa’s Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic
  • Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Common Law.

Moderator:

  • Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.

 

Media inquiries

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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