Exclusive for FTRF members!
The Freedom to Read Foundation is pleased to present a free webinar/Q&A session featuring FTRF General Counsel Theresa Chmara. The webinar will cover recent developments in First Amendment litigation involving libraries, including cases on book restrictions, computer filtering, and libraries as public forums.
This webinar is available to all current (2013) members of the Freedom to Read Foundation. Space is limited. (Note: Organizational members may designate up to three attendees; please include the names and email addresses of attendees in "RSVP Comments" field.)
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2013; Noon-1:00 p.m. EDT/9:00-10:00 a.m. PDT
Technical information: Participants must have access to a stable internet connection with speakers.
Instructions on how to log on will be sent to registrants by Friday, March 29. If you believe you registered but did not receive a confirmation email, or instructions by the 29th, please contact Jonathan Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 280-4226.
About the presenter: Theresa
Chmara is an attorney in Washington, DC. She is the General Counsel of the
Freedom to Read Foundation, General Counsel for the American Association of
University Professors, and a board member of the American Booksellers
Foundation for Free Expression. She is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Issues: A Guide for Libraries
and their Lawyers (ALA 2009). She has been a First Amendment
lawyer for over twenty years and is a frequent speaker on intellectual freedom
issues in libraries. She is a
contributing author for the Intellectual
Freedom Manual published by the Office for Intellectual Freedom
of the American Library Association and a frequent instructor for the Lawyers
for Libraries training seminars.