Mark Stephens Delivers 26th Annual Silha Lecture

220px-Mark_Stephens_March_2010_head_hiRes.gifOn Tuesday, October 4, the 26th Annual Silha Lecture, "Free Speech and the Digital Challenge Around the Globe," welcomes Mark Stephens, former counsel for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

Stephens is the head of the International and Media department at the London-based law firm Finers Stephens Innocent. Stephens has appeared in many high profile cases in the United Kingdom, including extradition proceedings involving Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.

Stephens specializes in defending free speech and freedom of information and has advised a wide variety of media outlets around the world.

The lecture takes place at 7 p.m. in the Coffman Theater on the University of Minnesota East Bank Campus in Minneapolis. The lecture will feature an audience Q & A as well.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

For more information, please visit the Silha Center's website.

The Silha Center is based at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. Silha Center activities, including the annual Lecture, are made possible by a generous endowment from the late Otto Silha and his wife, Helen.

On Tuesday, October 4, the 26th Annual Silha Lecture, "Free Speech and the Digital Challenge Around the Globe," welcomes Mark Stephens, former counsel for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

Stephens is the head of the International and Media department at the London-based law firm Finers Stephens Innocent. Stephens has appeared in many high profile cases in the United Kingdom, including extradition proceedings involving Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.

Stephens specializes in defending free speech and freedom of information and has advised a wide variety of media outlets around the world.

The lecture takes place at 7 p.m. in the Coffman Theater on the University of Minnesota East Bank Campus in Minneapolis. The lecture will feature an audience Q & A as well.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

For more information, please visit the Silha Center's website.

The Silha Center is based at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. Silha Center activities, including the annual Lecture, are made possible by a generous endowment from the late Otto Silha and his wife, Helen.

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