Media Law | L4433

This course addresses the First Amendment, statutory, and common law regimes under which the news media operate in the United States, ranging from the seminal New York Times v. Sullivan to the recent decisions on anonymity for online bloggers. Because a media lawyer's tasks involve intense amounts of writing, the course will have four to five practical writing exercises, ranging from the drafting of a complaint to a motion to quash a subpoena, and the like.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course will satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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