9/12/17: Pro-Bono to Protect the First Amendment Knight Institute Senior Staff Attorney Katie Fallow will join a discussion on current event's impact on the First Amendment freedoms of speech and press, and the right to assemble, with David Schulz, Tom Golden, and Bruce T. Brown. 10/3/17: ON THE RECORD: The State of Press Freedom The Knight Institute will cohost a discussion, featuring Executive Director Jameel Jaffer, addressing the current challenges to press freedom in the United States. 10/14/17: Annual Summit of the National Freedom of Information Coalition Knight Institute Executive Director Jameel Jaffer will deliver the keynote address at the National Freedom of Information Coalition’s annual summit, which will be held this year in Nashville, Tennessee. 10/17/17: Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press Knight Institute Executive Director Jameel Jaffer will deliver the annual Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press at Harvard University's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy. 10/27/17: Harvard Law School Bicentennial Summit Knight Institute Executive Director Jameel Jaffer will participate on a panel about civil liberties in wartime. Other participants include Harvard Law School professors Jack Goldsmith and Gabriella Blum. 10/27/17: National Security, Privacy, and the Rule of Law Knight Institute Senior Staff Attorney Alex Abdo will discuss the trajectory of state intelligence gathering at Harvard Law School with participants including Ellen Nakashima and Jeffrey Toobin. 3/15/18: 'Or 'Emet Lecture Knight Institute Executive Director Jameel Jaffer will deliver the annual ‘Or ‘Emet Lecture at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. The ‘Or ‘Emet lecture is meant to promote public discussion of the significance of broader philosophical vales, such as religion, ethics, culture, and history, in the development of legal systems. Past Events 6/9/17: ACS Panel on Social Media, Mobilization and "Fake News" Knight Institute Senior Staff Attorney Alex Abdo spoke on a panel at the American Constitution Society's National Convention on June 9 in Washington, DC. The panel addressed the promises and challenges of social media for free-speech values. Watch the panel here. 6/1/17: Hoover Institution Panel on Section 702 Surveillance Knight Institute Senior Staff Attorney Alex Abdo spoke on a panel at the Hoover Institution's conference titled "Sunrise or Sunset? The Future of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act." Watch the video here. 5/17/17: Stanford Human Rights and Civil Liberties Lecture Knight Institute Director Jameel Jaffer spoke at Stanford Law School on May 17. The talk, on speech and surveillance at the border, was co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law. 5/5/17: RISK: A film by Laura Poitras The Knight Institute hosted an opening-night screening of Poitras's portrait of the founder of Wikileaks, at the IFC Center on May 5. 5/1/17: DISRUPTED: Speech and Democracy in the Digital Age The Knight Institute's inaugural symposium, held at Columbia University, explored the consequences for speech of technology and new communications platforms. Watch the video.