To help our members find pro bono or low-cost legal help, the Investigative News Network has partnered with the Online Media Legal Network (OMLN) at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
OMLN is a legal assistance and referral service made up of law firms, law school clinics, in-house counsel, and individual lawyers throughout the United States willing to provide pro bono(free) and reduced-fee legal assistance to qualifying independent journalists and journalism ventures. The network’s 200+ law firms and law school clinics in more than 40 states comprise nearly 7,000 lawyers with expertise in media law, intellectual property law, risk management, and business advice. For more on the network, go to http://www.omln.org.
This is a guest post from Cliff Perlman, Attorney At Law with Perlman & Perlman.
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