Carter, Franklin, Sanders, and Wright’s The First Amendment and the Fourth Estate: The Law of Mass Media, 13th

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781636590950
Primary Subject
Communication/Media Law
Format
eBook
Copyright
2021
Series
University Casebook Series
Publication Date
02/08/2021

Description

This casebook provides a thorough examination of the law of mass media in the United States, providing principal court opinions, explanatory text, and questions for discussion. Where appropriate, comparative law from other jurisdictions is included. Topics include the American legal system, introduction to freedom of expression and free expression theory, defamation, privacy and surveillance, liability for emotional and physical harm, copyright and trademark, national security, obscenity and indecency, advertising regulation, free press/fair trial considerations, confidentiality, access to government information and meetings, media ownership, access to the media and broadcast & cable regulation.