LIBEL, SLANDER, AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT
(LAWC-4024) - 3 UNITS

This course offers a comprehensive survey of the legal and practical issues that commonly arise in libel, slander and related First Amendment cases. The range of topics include an examination of the elements of libel and slander cases, including defamatory meaning, publication, and constitutional fault, as well as various First Amendment issues arising in the media and entertainment industries.

Prerequisites:
None