Law of Public Communication

ISBN-10: 020578142X

ISBN-13: 9780205781423

Edition: 8th 2011

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Book details

List price: $118.60
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Public Communication and the Law
The Sources of Law
The Courts
The Litigation Process: Civil and Criminal
Working with the Law
Limitations of Law
The First Amendment
Theory of Freedom of Expression
Regulating Expression
Scope of the First Amendment: the Hierarchy of Protected Expression
Who Is Protected?
Methods of Control
Prior Restraints and Post-publication Punishment
Content-Neutral Regulations
Libel Terminology
The Plaintiff
The Plaintiff's Burden of Proof
The Defendant's Case
Preventing Libel Suits
Ideas for Reform
Privacy and Personal Security
Private Facts
Intrusion and Trespass
False Light
Emotional Distress and Personal Injury
Intellectual Property
Unfair Competition
Political Speech
Referenda and Other Public Issues
Regulation of Political Candidate Broadcast Programming
Regulation of Public Issue Programming: the Fairness Doctrine
Lobbying: the Right to Petition
Commercial Speech
First Amendment and Advertising
Unfair and Deceptive Advertising
Federal Remedies
Other Federal Regulations
Media's Right to Refuse Advertising
Securities Transactions
Obscenity and Indecency
Violent Pornography
Controlling Non-obscene Sexual Expression
The Media and the Judiciary
Defining Jury Bias
Remedies for Prejudicial Publicity
Controlling Conduct in Court
Controlling Prejudicial Publicity
Voluntary Cooperation
Contempt Power
Protection of News Sources, Notes, and Tape
Protection under the Common Law
Protection under the First Amendment
Protection under State Statutes
Protection under Federal Statutes and Regulations
Congressional Authority
Search Warrants
Breaching Confidentiality
Access to Information
Access and the Constitution
Access to Events
Access to Records
Access to Meetings
Obtaining Access: A Final Word
Finding and Reading the Law
The First Fourteen Amendments to the Constitution
Case Index
Subject Index
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