The daughter of the mayor of the imaginary town of Idealia is murdered and the police are closing in on the killer. Further investigation reveals that there may have been a romantic past between the suspect and the victim. How much does the press and public have a right to know and whose business is it anyway?
Noted Harvard law professor Arthur Miller leads a distinguished panel of journalists, attorneys, and privacy advocates through a symposium of legal and ethical questions regarding the above case and others. Panelists assume the identities of various community members through roll-playing and defend their actions taken. The symposium was sponsored by the Rutland Herald as part of their 200th anniversary celebration. The event was held at The College of St. Joseph in Rutland before a crowd of over 700 people.
Partial production funding provided by the Rutland Herald.
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