This course encompasses the study of the underlying theories and philosophical principles that are used to formulate laws and policies related to freedom of speech and press in the United States. An examination of the framework of the American legal and policy making systems will enable students to understand how laws, particularly the First Amendment, address a range of issues involving freedom of speech and press, including: defamation, libel, prior restraint, and copyright
This guide will hep you research and case law by case name or topic. Learn that you can use secondary sources, such as law review articles and encyclopedia entries, as a path to find primary sources.
If you need assistance searching, I offer a research consultations in my office but if you're takig this course online, we can meet in Zoom; there is a screensharing feature. Email me to make an appointment. I am here to help you find the sources you need.
When doing Legal Research follow this path: