First Amendment Watch collaborated with Ballard Spahr LLP to produce an ongoing video series to explain First Amendment principles and conflicts. These videos can serve as a supplement to our existing educational materials found here.
- David Schulz, senior counsel at Ballard Spahr LLP, explains the reporter’s privilege, a right asserted by journalists to keep their sources confidential in the face of a court order to reveal the information.
- Robert Penchina, partner at Ballard Spahr LLP, explains how to lawfully handle copyrighted and source material.
- Joe Slaughter, associate at Ballard Spahr LLP, explains the difference between private and public actors in light of the controversy surrounding protests by NFL players during the National Anthem prior to football games.