Welcome!

This is my academic blog for Georgia State University’s Communication Law & Regulation course.  I am teaching two sections this Fall: 1) Mondays 4:30-7pm in Langdale Hall, and 2) Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:00am-12:15pm in Langdale Hall.  Please take a minute to check out the syllabus and term paper assignment.  See you in class!

FOR NEXT WEEK:

Hello Everyone!  Next week is our final, full week of class.  We will be discussing communication laws related to obscenity and indecency.  Please read Hopkins chapter 5 and Lisby chapter 7.  Additionally, please be prepared to present the following cases in class:

[OBSCENITY CASES - FOR MONDAY'S 4/21 CLASS]

U.S. v. One Book Called “Ulysses”

American Booksellers v. Hudnut (1985)

Queen v. Hicklin (1868) (AKA Regina vs. Hicklin)

Roth v. U.S./Alberts v. California

Jacobellis v. Ohio (1964)

Ginzburg v. U.S. (1966)

Ginsberg v. New York (1968)

Stanley v. Georgia (1969)

Osborne v. Ohio (1990)

Miller v. California (1973)**

Jenkins v. Georgia (1974)

K. Gordon Murray Productions v. Floyd (1962)

Corinth Publications v. Wesberry (1967)

This That & the Other Gift v. Cobb County (2006) 

[INDECENCY CASES - FOR WEDNESDAY'S CLASS 4/23]

FCC v. Pacifica Foundation (1978)

NEA v. Finley (1997)

Cohen v. California (1971)

Erznoznik v. Jacksonville (1975)

FCC v. Fox TV (2012)

I will be giving your graded Term Paper #2 assignment back on Wednesday.  See you in class Monday.  Have a great weekend!

[Update:  I have also graded all extra credit assignments submitted as of today 4/18]