Communication Law (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Practical introduction to the U.S. legal system and to laws, regulations, and current cases involving media. Includes a broad understanding of libel, copyright, advertising regulation and First Amendment protections across traditional and emerging media platforms. Introduction to legal writing and research, reasoning and analytic skills. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: admission to graduate journalism, film, media entrepreneurship, or international media program or permission of school.