100 Seconds To Midnight: Skepticism and Existential Threats in the Age of Fake News — Andrew Torrez

7:00PM Thursday 23 July 2020 Twitch

This event will be online, on the Skeptics in the Pub Twitch channel.

In an age where fake news and viral videos have gone international, attorney Andrew Torrez helps break down where and why the law still matters. You'll learn how sharpening the tools in your skeptical toolbox is more important than ever to help us navigate potentially existential threats to human life and flourishing.

P. Andrew Torrez has been practicing law in Maryland and Washington DC since 1997 when he graduated from Harvard Law School with honours. After litigating some of the largest commercial matters in the United States, Torrez started his own firm in 2015 to serve entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses. In 2016, he co-founded the popular podcast Opening Arguments, which breaks down and explains prominent legal stories in the news.

This event is being run by Skeptics in the Pub Online, a coalition of UK-based Skeptics groups. Formed as the Covid-19 epidemic brought our country to a standstill, we are working to deliver high quality online events focussing on science, reason, and critical thinking.