COMM-601 Communication Law (3)

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: fall and spring. Restriction: Communication: Journalism and Public Affairs (MA) , Journalism and Digital Storytelling (MA) , Communication: Producing Film, Television, and Video (MA) , or Data Science (MS) .

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