Defending Protesters Facing Criminal Charges [webinar]

Featuring Jeffery Robinson and Lee Rowland of the ACLU

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Presented by Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director and Director of the Trone Center for Justice and Equality, American Civil Liberties Union; and Lee Rowland, Senior Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, American Civil Liberties Union

This training seeks to provide lawyers with an overview of the key considerations in representing protesters facing criminal charges. Topics include: the values and tactics of representing activists; distinctions between civil disobedience and constitutionally-protected protest; free speech and protest law 101; the right to record; criminal charges frequently received by protesters; and possible constitutional defenses to protest-related charges. 

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