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Law student Abby Placik writes on legality of new media protest art

In “Leaving a Mark: Artistic Expression, New Media in Protest and Law,” rising-third year law student Abby Placik interprets how the First Amendment may protect the use of “new media” in protest. She defines new media as “sidewalk chalk, light projections and washable paint,” then argues as to why its use in protest movements may be considered a freedom of expression.

Read the rest of her argument on the Center for Art Law website.