Why Has Public Confidence in the Courts & the Media Decreased? | Hon. Timothy Lewis (Ret.), Prof. Linda Greenhouse, & Prof. John Watson | One-Day Law School for Journalists 2023

Top left to right: Hon. Timothy Lewis (Ret.) and Prof. Linda Greenhouse, Bottom left to right: Prof. John Watson and Deborah Gross

In this session, three experts discuss factors that may be contributing to the public's decreasing confidence in the courts and the media. The conversation is moderated by Deborah Gross, President & CEO of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts.

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  • Judge Timothy K. Lewis (Ret.), counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis and Former Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 
  • Linda Greenhouse, Clinical Lecturer in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School
  • John Watson, Associate Professor at American University School of Communication

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