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JOUR 399 - Contemporary Problems in Law and Journalism


(LAW 242)
Credits: 3

Prerequisites: JOUR 301 and instructor consent. Enrollment limited. A seminar devoted to the study of issues on the frontier of developments in law and journalism. Issues to be addressed include limits on the dignitary torts of privacy and emotional distress; limitations on public availability of governmental information; the impact of new technology on communications law; proposals for reform of libel law; and the role of reporters, editors and legal counsel in the news process. Abah, Murchison.




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