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Thursday, November 21 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Social Media & Public Forums: Understanding the 1st Amendment in the Digital Age

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From President Trump constantly using Twitter, to local politicians campaigning on Facebook, social media plays a large part in modern politics. This presentation explores how the 1st Amendment both encourages and discourages certain politically motivated behavior on social media platforms.


Teddy Martin

VSBA Blue Ridge Region Chair, Henry County School Board


Chris W. McCarty

Attorney, Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.
 Chris W. McCarty is an attorney and former school teacher who practices education law at the firm of Lewis Thomason in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. McCarty is the current President of the Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys, and is a frequent presenter on education related... Read More →

Thursday November 21, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PST
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