May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JOUR 213 - Communications Law


3 hrs (Sem II)
This course examines the principles of civil and criminal libel, including detailed attention to recent U.S. Supreme Court pronouncements on the latitude of the press in reporting and commenting. Also treated are privilege and contempt, fair comment and criticism, public meetings and public records, “shield laws,” and the right of privacy. 3 class hours.