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School of Law

Media Law School


Wednesday, September 18

Afternoon Arrival and Check‐In at Graduate Columbia (formerly the Inn at USC)
7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 19 

7:30 a.m. Breakfast on Your Own at Hotel

8:15 a.m.

Transport or Walk to School of Law
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Course
8:45 a.m. The American Judicial System & Sources of Law
9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. Evidence and Objections
 10:30 a.m. Basic Concepts of Constitutional Law: First Amendment, Due Process, Equal Protection
11:30 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. Overview of Most Common Criminal Offenses
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2 p.m. Administrative Regulation
2:30 p.m. Introduction to Bankruptcy Law
3 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Key Moments in the Criminal Process and Trial
4:30 p.m. Wrap-up and Q&A
5:30 p.m. Reception


Friday, September 20  

7:15 a.m. Breakfast on Your Own at Hotel
8:30 a.m. Transport or Walk to School of Law
8:45 a.m. Understanding the Law Regarding Police Use of Force
9:45 a.m. Break
10a.m. Overview of Civil Procedure (Pre-Trial and Post-Trial)
11 a.m. Challenges in Court Coverage
12 p.m. Lunch: The Current Landscape of Cybersecurity Threats
1:30 p.m. Reporting on Issues of Access to Justice
2 p.m. Access to Court Proceedings, Documents and Other Public Records
3 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Safely Reporting What You've Gathered: Privileges, Privacy and Reputational Concerns; Intellectual Property
4:15 p.m. Wrap-Up and Q&A
4:30 p.m. Break
6:30 p.m. Dinner: The Impact of Drug Courts


Saturday, September 21

  Breakfast at Hotel Prior to Check-Out

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