LAWS 329 - Communications Laws
(3 cr.) This course involves a study of selected issues relating to the role of the press in a free society. It may include a brief survey of first ammendment theory as it relates to the press and communications media; defamation; privacy; free press and fair trial; reporter privlege; access to and use of governmental information; right of access to the press; and regulation of radio and television broadcasting, encompassing such questions as regulation of debate, the fairness doctrine, and various forms of antitrust regulation in the communications industry. Future regulatory and first ammendment issues spawned by fast-developing communications technology are considered. Every Year, All

Law Spring 2015