Communication Law in America
Siegel's student-friendly approach, lively writing style, and extensive illustrations including case-specific photos and one-of-a-kind cartoons present communication law in a highly accessible way. He gives a clear overview of the American judiciary system and covers the key areas, including First Amendment principles, common laws, constitutional considerations, libel laws, privacy factors, copyright and trademark, advertising, protecting news sources, obscenity laws, broadcast regulations, the Internet, and more. This is an engaging text for courses in communication law and media law.
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Introducing the American Legal System l
The Development of Freedom of Speech
Who Has to Believe?
Defaming People Corporations and Products
First Amendment Limitations
Invasions of Privacy
Copyright and Trademark
Procedures and Powers of the FTC
Sexually Oriented Speech
Broadcast Cable and Satellite TV Regulation
Communication Law and the Internet
Developments in Communication Law Online
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