First Amendment and the Fourth Estate, the Law of Mass Media / Edition 10

First Amendment and the Fourth Estate, the Law of Mass Media / Edition 10

by T. Barton Carter, Marc A. Franklin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1599414023

ISBN-13: 9781599414027

Pub. Date: 07/14/2008

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This casebook provides a thorough examination of the law of mass media, providing principal court opinions, explanatory text, and questions for discussion. Topics include the American legal system, introduction to freedom of expression, defamation, privacy, liability for emotional and physical harm, copyright and trademark, national security, obscenity and

Overview

This casebook provides a thorough examination of the law of mass media, providing principal court opinions, explanatory text, and questions for discussion. Topics include the American legal system, introduction to freedom of expression, defamation, privacy, liability for emotional and physical harm, copyright and trademark, national security, obscenity and indecency, advertising regulation, press coverage of the administration of justice, confidentiality, newsgathering from non-judicial public sources, ownership of the media and related problems, access to the media, introduction to broadcasting, and legal control of broadcast programming. In this edition, Internet and new media topics, including net neutrality and other current issues, are integrated into the other materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599414027
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
07/14/2008
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1312
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

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