Lee Petro, of counsel to the Washington, D.C., office, will be participating in a Press Background Briefing regarding telephone service rates for the incarcerated.  The Press Briefing will be offered by the Media Consortium to its members, which comprise a national network of 60 independent media outlets. 

Lee serves as pro bono counsel for the petitioner before the Federal Communications Commission seeking to end the practice of giving kickbacks to state and local governments by service providers in exchange for charging exorbitant phone rates to the incarcerated.