JMC 300. Media Law

The intersection of the law and communications -- both the traditional media and legal areas relating to advertising. Major decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts relating to issues including the Internet, prior restraint, privacy, libel, copyright and broadcasting are considered. Ethical issues involved in the communications fields are also discussed. 
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Juniors/Seniors or permission of instructor.