August 2, 2022
1pm – 2pm
First Amendment: Protest and Demonstration Permits
A presentation discussing key considerations for governmental entities creating regulations that require permits for public protests and demonstrations. The webinar will cover the First Amendment standards for prior restraints - including strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, limiting the discretion of government officials, justifications supporting the regulation, narrowly tailoring the permit requirements, content neutrality, and permit conditions.
Speaker: Ian Williams
Ian Williams joined Practical Law from the County Attorney's Office of Volusia County, Florida, where he was an Assistant County Attorney. His practice focused on a variety of local government matters, including land use, environmental compliance, transportation, utilities, and litigating Section 1983 and inverse condemnation claims. Previously, Ian clerked for Florida's Fifth Judicial Circuit and was president of the Florida Trial Court Staff Attorneys Association. Ian has prior government experience with the Massachusetts Port Authority and the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Arms Control in Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland.