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MAJOR PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA LAW is a comprehensive and current summary of media law. The text is revised every year to include the most recent developments in communication law through the end of the Supreme Court's term. Each August, a new edition is available for fall classes, with recent developments through July 1 fully integrated into the text, not added as an appendix or separate supplement.
- All data is updated.
- Current coverage of new and changed laws.
- Images and photos reflect updates.
- New important cases included.
- New Features added as changes require.
- The most up-to-date developments in communication law through July 1st, the end of the Supreme Court's term.
- Refined through 18 editions.
- Reviewed by more than 30 law scholars.
- Comprehensive coverage of topics critical to the study of media law, An easy to read table at the beginning of the text allows instructors and students to easily reference and locate specific cases by name and page number.
Table of Cases.
1. The American Legal System.
2. The Legacy of Freedom.
3. Modern Prior Restraints.
4. Libel and Slander.
5. The Right of Privacy.
6. Copyrights and Trademarks.
7. Fair Trial-Free Press Conflicts.
8. Newsgatherer's Privilege.
9. Freedom of Information.
10. Obscenity and the Law.
11. Regulation of Electronic Media.
12. Media Ownership Issues.
13. Advertising and the Law.
14. Freedom of the Student Press.
Selected Excerpts from the Law.