COMM 0307 - Communication Law

Credits: 3

Examines the principles and applications of communication law. Students will be introduced to fundamentals of the American legal system and legal case studies pertinent to the mass media and related communication technologies. Particular emphasis will be placed on such issues as freedom of expression, defamation, privacy, intellectual property, information access, censorship, commercial speech, and government regulation.

Prerequisites: COMM 0101 .

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