Celesq® Programs

Ethics: Media and the Law

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Lawyers and Judges in this program will learn about freedom of the press and speech by lawyers and litigants. They will also learn of the ethical and strategic decisions involved in generating media attention, the limits of free speech in advocating for clients and how to use the media as a marketing tool. Gentile v. State Bar of Nevada, 501 U.S. 1030 (1991).

Tom will be addressing the following Model Rules of Professional Conduct:

  • Client-Lawyer Relationship
    • Rule 1.4 Communications
  • Advocate
    • Rule 3.6 Trial Publicity and Rule 3.7 Lawyer as Witness
  • Information About Legal Services
    • Rule 7.1 Communication Concerning a Lawyer's Services and
    • Rule 7.2 Communications Concerning a Lawyer's Services: Specific Rules

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Communications and Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Media & Communication Law
  • Technology Law