Writing the First Draft Of Justice:
The News Media and the Justice System

Hosted by Discovering Justice and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Hear journalists and members of the federal judiciary discuss the importance and challenges of telling stories inside the courtroom. Judge George A. O'Toole, who presided over U.S. v. Tsarnaev, and three reporters will share the decisions they make around news coverage of the justice system. Learn about how journalists decide to portray parties and cases — and how the relationship between the courts and the press is evolving.

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Senior United States District Judge George O’Toole, District of Massachusetts
Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Senior Opinion Columnist at The Boston Globe & MSNBC Contributor
Patricia Hurtado, Federal Courts Reporter at Bloomberg News
Chris Villani, Senior Boston Courts Reporter at Law360
Moderated by Matt Wilson, Executive Director, Discovering Justice

August 18, 2021
4:00 - 5:30 PM

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Questions? Contact Henry Schunk, Discovering Justice Office Administrator, at hschunk@discoveringjustice.org
or Carolyn Meckbach, USDC-MA Public Information Specialist at carolyn_meckbach@mad.uscourts.gov