Law and Policy  
Com. 4460

Course Description:


This course provides an overview of the essential legal, regulatory 

and policy issues governing the fields of media and telecommunications.

In this course, you will gain a better appreciation for the four types of

communication law, including Constitutional Law, Administrative Law,

Statutory Law, and Common Law.  Special attention is given to such topics as 1st Amendment, libel, intellectual property, privacy and antitrust law.


A case study approach will be used for the purpose of understanding legal precedent.

Study Guide 3.