Lucy Freeman

CEO, Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI)

Lucy Freeman is CEO of Media Legal Defence Initiative, an international organisation that provides legal defence to journalists around the world. We help pay legal fees and provide technical legal support when journalist have cases against them, and we pursue strategic litigation to defend media freedom. For more information or to get help please go to www.mediadefence.org

Lucy is speaking at

Safety & Security
September 26, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Room 2.104, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Investigative journalists face an array of legal threats just for doing their jobs. Onerous criminal libel statutes, insult laws, dubious charges of violating privacy and national security, and secrecy laws are just a few of the ways that individuals, companies, and governments try to shut down our work.

We're pleased to present this panel of top media legal experts from the US, Colombia, Russia and the UK. They’ll offer wise advice on current trends, how to stay out of court, and what to do when you're sued. 

Safety & Security
September 27, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 2.107, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

Safety & Security
September 28, 2019
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 2.102, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

Speakers

Description

Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

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