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Washington and Lee University    
 
    
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog
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JOUR 301 - Law and Communications


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Junior standing. An examination of the development of First Amendment jurisprudence, the law of defamation, privacy, access, free press-fair trial, journalists' privilege, obscenity and pornography. The case study approach is used, but the emphasis is on the principles that underlie the landmark cases. This course can serve as an introduction to and preparation for further studies in communications law and/or the legal system in general. Abah.





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