Oct 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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JOUR 3030 - Freedom of Speech and Press: Contemporary Issues

3 unit(s)
Examines selected issues in freedom of speech and press as embodied in communications law, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitution of the United States. Emphasis on the First and Fourteenth Amendments, to include understanding of clear and present danger, libel and slander, pornography, privacy, and public access to information. Considers functions of American legal system in resolving civil and criminal cases regarding communications.

Satisfies G.E. area UD-D. Upper Division G.E. courses are designed to be taken after upper-division status (completion of 60 semester units) is attained.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent of instructor.


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