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Law of Public Communication:

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ISBN-10: 0205913334

ISBN-13: 9780205913336

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee

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The most current developments in media law Middleton and Lee’s overview of media law includes the most current legal developments affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By presenting statutes and cases in a cohesive manner that is understandable, even to students studying law for the first time, the authors ensure that students will acquire a firm grasp of the legal issues affecting the media. This text is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart,…    
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Book details

List price: $135.20
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.552
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 the Law
The First Amendment
Theory of Freedom of Expression
Regulating Expression
The Hierarchy of Protected Expression
Who Is Protected?
Methods of Control
Prior Restraints and Postpublication Punishment
Content-Neutral Regulations
Libel Terminology
The Plaintiff
The Plaintiff's Burden of Proof
The Defendant's Case
Preventing Libel Suits
Ideas for Reform
Private Facts
Intrusion and Trespass
False Light
Emotional Distress and Personal Injury
Intellectual Property
Unfair Competition
Political Speech
Ballot Propositions and Other Public Issues
Regulation of Political Candidate Broadcast Programming
Lobbying: The Right to Petition
Commercial Speech
The 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 Nonobscene Sexual Expression
The Media and the Judiciary
Defining Jury Bias
Remedies for Prejudicial Publicity
Controlling Conduct in Court
Controlling Prejudicial Publicity
Contempt Power
Protection of News Sources, Notes, and Recordings
Testimonial Privileges
Protection under the First Amendment
A Federal Common-Law Privilege?
Protection under the Fifth 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