Spring 2015 Course Schedule

Communications Information Law & Policy (LAW-810A-001)

Meets: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM (T) - Room 501

Enrolled: 15 / Limit: 16

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This course provides a general overview of the legal and public policy issues in domestic regulation of the dynamic communications and information industry including, broadcasting, cable, satellite, telephone, mobile and broadband services. One goal of the course is to teach students to be creative, thoughtful and interdisciplinary policy advocates and problem solvers in this complex area.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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The course casebook is Kang, Communications Law and Policy 4th Ed. (Foundation 2012). The readings for each class are from this text and are listed below. The companion website for the Kang text is: http://jerrykang.net/commlaw/additional-resources-excerpts/

First Class Readings

Class # 1: Introduction Technological and Economic Power: 1-18 http://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/FSupp/929/824/1812782/ (read findings of fact only) http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/12/30/this-year-im-resolving-to-ban-laptops-from-my-classroom/


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