Media Law

Course Number: 
659

Media Law covers First Amendment issues such as the law governing press access to judicial proceedings, government documents and meetings, and tort law, including defamation, invation of privacy, emotional distress, and trespass.  It also encompasses statutory and administrative regulations that affect the mass media.  This course is ideal for anyone interested in pursuing a career in media law or working as general counsel for a media client, or for those interested in surveying the various laws relevant to the media and understanding these laws through the lens of a media lawyer.

Credits:
2 or 3


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