Drones, police body cameras, invasion of privacy and social media issues top the headlines daily. Not only do these issues make the news, the way they are handled by the media, police and even attorneys can become news. The State Bar’s Committee on Media Law invited a panel of attorneys, judges and members of the media, along with the commissioner of legal matters for the New York City Police Department (NYPD), to discuss what they would do in a hypothetical case involving a variety of hot-button media law and privacy issues.
See below for the full article that appeared in the March/April 2016 issue of the State Bar News.
Fair trial, free press - Hypothetically understanding rights