Law is a series of rules that we have agreed will govern all of us.
o Law comes from U.S. and State Constitutions (governing documents)
Constitutions establish broad frameworks, but do not fill in the details
o U.S. Constitution has proven to be
Speedback Assignment 7:
1. Which of the following is correct about the tort of intrusion
a. As a rule, journalists should not enter private property to get a story, even if
invited to do so by police or fire fighters, unless the owner of the property gran
This chapter focuses on how societal interests compete with, and sometimes
overcome, First Amendment interests. A central concept is that societys desire
for peace, tranquility and safety leads many, including many members of the U.S
This chapter is challenging for those students who want and expect the law to be clear, clean,
determinate, and fixed. Some students also will begin to be troubled by the density of legal
language, the need for clear sequential thinking, the myriad of tes
Law Of Defamation
- Tort is anything some can be sued for and use of legal action.
- Defamation is all about protecting someone's reputation.
- Different types of defamation: Libel per se what was said was said, Libel per quod may
be liable for hurting so
Why are you taking this class?
What do you think youll get out of it?
This is a copyright issue not a filtering issue
Read the injunctions
Weekly quizzes- all on reading
Introduction to US Legal System
process of initiating civil & criminal cases/differences between them
i. civil vs. criminal law
to whom is wrongdoer held accountable
civil- to another individual
criminal- to the people at large
Text: Freedom of speech
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,or of the press, or the right of the people
peaceably to assemble, and to p
1. What exists?
2. How do you know, what is knowledge?
3. What is good what is right, ethics morality?
What is red? We can pick it out!
Same with what is good what is bad?
But what makes it bad
What makes it red? RGB screen made up of
CAPTIONdo same as sample
INTRODUCTIONget information from Complaint
STATEMENT OF UNDISPUTED FACTSget information from document titled Statement of
Undisputed Facts (copying the factsput them in your own words, but theres not a lot of
Law Paper Assignment
Comms. 300, Fall 2016
PURPOSE: The purpose of this assignment is to synthesize complicated material about
a communication law topic and produce a persuasive written product in the style of a legal
Memorandum. This exercis
Ethics and Diversity Paper
Comms. 300, Fall 2016
PURPOSE: The purpose of this assignment is to recognize and analyze issues of ethics
and diversity in mass media. The skills you will hone are necessary for all communication
Agency action federal level
Federal court of appeals (precedent, en banc)
RULE OF LAW
The law should govern a nation. Not an individual persons decisions/beliefs/etc
Everyone is subject to the rule and we all agree to be bound by those
Congress shall make no law abridging freedom of speech or of the press?
There are still laws and regulations
Means no unreasonable laws
Reduced in size
Summarized, minimize, diminish
Law DefinedTrager Text: societal framework that establishes norm and procedures for consistent,
neutral decision making.
-People delegate some rights and privileges to govt entities so that all are protected and
- We can part
IN THE UTAH FIFTH DISTRICT COURT
THOMAS G. HOULAHAN,
Civil No.: 1:04CV01161 (HHK)
WORLD WIDE ASSOCIATION OF
SPECIALITY PROGRAMS AND
SCHOOLS, et al.,
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTIO