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Major Principles of Media Law 2013

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ISBN-10: 0495096237

ISBN-13: 9780495096238

Edition: 2008

Authors: Wayne Overbeck

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MAJOR PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA LAW is a comprehensive and concise summary of media law. The text offers a lawyer's grasp of current cases and a teacher's grasp of the key principles of communication 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.
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Book details

List price: $152.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Wayne Overbeck is Professor of Communications, Emeritus, at California State University, Fullerton. Professor Overbeck earned his Ph.D. at UCLA and his J.D. at Loyola Law School. He passed the California bar exam in 1975. In the years since, he has practiced law in California and Washington, D.C. but always wanted to return to college teaching and writing. With over 35 years of teaching experience and his years as a practicing attorney, he continues to be an expert in the field of media law and brings that experience to each edition of MAJOR PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA LAW. Dr. Overbeck has also written several other books and taught on other campuses.

Table of Cases
The American Legal System
The Legacy of Freedom
Modern Prior Restraints
Libel and Slander
The Right of Privacy
Copyrights and Trademarks
Fair Trial-Free Press Conflicts
Newsgatherer's Privilege
Freedom of Information
Obscenity and the Law
Regulation of Electronic Media
Media Ownership Issues
Advertising and the Law
Freedom of the Student Press
Selected Excerpts from the Law