Forum on Communications Law

Network with lawyers in the print broadcast, online & mobile media, and the telecommunications industries. Keep up to date with cutting edge issues in defamation, privacy, commercial speech, freedom of information, data collection and use, FCC regulation, and First Amendment law

2020-2021 Annual Conference Sponsors: A Year of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Forum on Communications Law extends its appreciation for the continued support of its sponsors.

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Patron Sponsorship

Individuals can indicate their support for the Forum's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative by becoming a Patron Sponsor. Your contribution will go towards diversity, equity and inclusion efforts this year and beyond. All patrons will be recognized below.

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13th Annual First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition.

This competition designed to introduce minority law students to the practice of media law. The competition offers cash awards for superior performance in appellate briefing and oral argument.

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About the Forum

The more than 2,200 members of the Forum on Communications Law represent a wide variety of specialized legal talent. The principal aim and objective of the Forum are: (1) To encourage discussion of problems relating to legal counseling and representation of the print media, the telecommunications industry, and the electronic media. (2) To promote the exchange of information among practitioners in the field. To support and promote research, forums, and publications focusing on communications (3) To keep abreast of developments in the law and to discuss evolving issues. (4) To preserve and develop professional competence and integrity in the practice of law.