Learn about your “Right to Photograph & Record in Public”

WHAT: A Panel Discussion: The Right to Photograph & Record in Public

WHEN: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 16 (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

WHERE: Monte Blue Music Building Auditorium, San Jacinto College Central Campus, 8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena TX San Jacinto College mapJournalists, bloggers, lawyers, law enforcement and first responders as well as journalism, criminal justice and law students are encouraged to attend.

 WHO: An expert panel discussion regarding First Amendment rights…

  • What are the rights of the people and the press to photograph and record in public?
  • Can police seize and view those images or order them to be deleted?
  • What is some of the most recent case law regarding these issues?
  • How can we foster a better understanding of our respective rights and responsibilities in order to have a greater respect for the roles that everyone plays in newsgathering and free speech?



  • Josh Bruegger: Assistant Chief, Operations Command, Pasadena Police Department
  • Marc A. Fuller, Esq.,: Counsel, Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Scott Kingsley: Multimedia Editor, Houston Chronicle

Register before Sept. 11 here. For more information, send email to Houston@TheRightToPhotographInPublic.com.

Presented by The National Press Photographers Association. Sponsored by the Houston/Galveston Regional PIO Network and the Society of Professional Journalists/Houston Professional Chapter

The Houston/Galveston Regional PIO Network, Society of Professional Journalists–Houston Professional Chapter, The Houston Chronicle, Vinson & Elkins, NPPA Region 8, San Jacinto College, The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Institute of Texas and the Pasadena Police Department are pleased to support this event and to work with NPPA to provide education and training about these important public issues.

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