AboutThis is the blog of the Institute for Public Representation (IPR), a public interest law firm and clinical education program founded by Georgetown University Law Center in 1971. Attorneys at the Institute act as counsel for groups and individuals who are unable to obtain effective legal representation on matters that have a significant impact on issues of broad public importance. For more information, visit the Georgetown Law website.
Category Archives: Communications and Technology Law
IPR, on behalf of its clients Sunlight Foundation, Campaign Legal Center, and Common Cause, has been at the forefront of the fight to increase the political advertising transparency at television stations in light of their public interest obligations. This issue … Continue reading
The Institute for Public Representation scored another victory for deaf and hard of hearing individuals on November 17 when the Federal Communications Commission required a programmer to provide closed captions. The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau’s order (http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2015/db1117/DA-15-1324A1.pdf) found that … Continue reading