Cases in Communication Law

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jul 9, 2007 - Law - 332 pages
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Of the sixty-one cases represented in the second edition of Paul Siegel's popular Cases in Communication Law, forty-one are U. S. Supreme Court decisions, eleven are federal appellate decisions, and four were decided at the federal district court level. The book also includes five state cases. Twenty-two of the cases presented here are new to this edition, including Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, ABC v. Stewart, Solano v. Playgirl, and Amrak Productions v. Morton. Cases dropped from the first edition will be made available on an author-maintained website. This casebook can be used separately or as a companion to Siegel's Communication Law in America.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
First Amendment Principles
7
Libel CommonLaw Principles
43
Libel Constitutional Considerations
63
Invasion of Privacy
89
Copyright and Trademark
111
Access to Government Information
141
Reporting on the Judiciary
161
Protecting News Sources
191
Regulation of Advertising
213
Sexually Oriented Speech
235
Broadcast and Cable TV Regulation
261
The Internet
295
About the Author
321
Copyright

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Paul Siegel is professor of communication at the University of Hartford. He was the founding executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Kansas and Western Missouri office, and has served on the ACLU's affiliate boards in Illinois; Washington, D.C.; and Connecticut. Go to www.paulsiegelcommlaw.com for more information.

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