First Amendment and the Fifth Estate / Edition 6

First Amendment and the Fifth Estate / Edition 6

by T. Barton Carter, Marc A. Franklin, Jay B. Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 1587785714

ISBN-13: 9781587785719

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This law school casebook examines the opinions and decisions of the overnmental bodies most directly responsible for the laws and regulations that apply to the electronic mass media—Congress, the FCC, and the courts. A part of the University Casebook Series, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject

Overview

This law school casebook examines the opinions and decisions of the overnmental bodies most directly responsible for the laws and regulations that apply to the electronic mass media—Congress, the FCC, and the courts. A part of the University Casebook Series, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587785719
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1036
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionThe Spectrum and its Utilization Justifications for Government Regulation Broadcast Licensing Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Political Speech Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Nonpolitical Speech Noncommercial Broadcasting Structural Regulation of Cable Television Content Regulation of Cable Television New Communications Technologies Media Concentration Copyright and Trademark Defamation Privacy Special Problems of Electronic Media Journalists

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