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Filmmaker to Present "Language, Lies and Energy" at Energy Law Lecture Series

George Watson

September 17, 2015

Mark Mathis produced the documentary “spOILed” to separate truth from rhetoric and outright lies about the country’s oil dependency.

WHAT: Texas Tech University School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series featuring Mark Mathis

WHEN: Noon Monday (Sept. 21)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave.

EVENT: The Energy Law Lecture Series, hosted by the Texas Tech School of Law, presents Mark Mathis as its first lecturer of the season. Mathis is a media analyst, president of Mathis Media LLC and producer of the documentary “spOILed.”

The documentary investigates the United States' true dependence on oil and how lives would change should that flow be disrupted, slowed or shut off completely. It attempts to separate the truth from misinformation, distortions and lies that have been told about oil by politicians, the media and environmentalists.

A live webcast of the lecture can be seen here.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Corey Clem at corey.clem@ttu.edu for details.

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CONTACT:Kari Abitbol, director of communications, Texas Tech School of Law, (806) 834-8591 or kari.abitbol@ttu.edu.