Communication Law in America

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008 - Law - 616 pages
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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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A well-written must read for anyone interested in the history of US Communication Law. Read full review

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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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