National Press Club

“Undermining the Courts and the Media: The Consequences for American Democracy”

“Undermining the Courts and the Media: The Consequences for American Democracy”

December 13, 2018 8:00 AM

Location: Ballroom

“Undermining the Courts and the Media: The Consequences for American Democracy”

What are the consequences of a president labeling the media the “enemy of the people” or calling the U.S. justice system as “a joke” and a “laughingstock” because it requires due process?

Join more than a dozen of the nation’s most famous and influential figures in journalism and the judiciary Dec. 13 at the National Press Club for this historic nonpartisan gathering.

Among the confirmed speakers:

• Jim Angle, former Chief National Correspondent for Fox News
• Hon. Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California
• Martin Baron, Executive Editor of The Washington Post
• James Bennet, Editorial Page Editor of The New York Times
• Bob Garfield, co-host of NPR’s “On the Media.”
• Marvin Kalb, former chief diplomatic correspondent for CBS News and NBC News and Edward R. Murrow Professor Emeritus for Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
• Daniel Hertzberg, former Senior Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal
• Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today
• Hon. James Robart, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington (he was labeled a “so-called judge” by President Trump for blocking one of his travel bans)
• Frank Sesno, former CNN Washington Bureau Chief and Anchor
• Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent
• Cecilia Vega, Senior White House Correspondent for ABC News

Click here for the full agenda.

https://www.judges.org/dcpressclub/#agenda

Registration options:

1. Attendees of any kind wishing to stay for the entire program, including continental breakfast and the catered lunch with Nina Totenberg, should register online here.

https://www.judges.org/dcpressclub/#regform

2. Credentialed media who are planning to cover all or any portion of the event, without meals, can register here for free.

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For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Edward Cohen
775-327-8285
egcohen@judges.org