For Next Week’s Classes

Hello Everyone!  On Monday 4/7 we’ll be wrapping up the material on Copyright Law, including our discussion on the GSU Copyright Case.  We’ll also talk about Term Paper #2, due Monday 4/14.  I will be lecturing on The Media and the Criminal Justice System.  First, we’ll talk about criminal procedure, free press and fair trial.  Please read those sections in Hopkins 16 & 18 and Lisby 5, and be prepared to discuss the following cases:

Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966)

Gannett Co. v. DePasquale (1979)

Richmond Newspapers v. Virginia (1980)

Press-Enterprise v. Superior Court I (1984)

Waller v. Georgia (1984)

Press-Enterprise v. Superior Court II (1986)

Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co. v. General Electric Co. (1988)

Craig v. Harney (1947)

Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart (1976)

Zurcher v. Stanford Daily (1978)

Next, (Wednesday and probably next Monday) we’ll finish up this section by talking about Reporter’s Privilege.  Please read those particular sections in Hopkins 15, 16 & 18 and Lisby 6, and also, be prepared to discuss the following cases in class:

Plunkett v. Hamilton (1911)

Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)

Vaughn v. Georgia (1988)

Howard v. Savannah College of Art & Design (1989)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution v. Jewell (2001)

Please let me know if you have any questions – on the lecture materials, Term Paper #2, extra credit assignments, or the guest lecturers the following week.  See you in class!