Media Law

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Week 1

Introduction to Media Law

  • Explain the basic legal functions of the three branches of the US government.

  • Differentiate between the courts that comprise the US judiciary system.

  • Describe the components of a legal case and predict future outcomes.

Week 2

Copyright Law

  • Identify the components of US copyright law.

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent setting copyright cases.

Week 3

Copyright & Art

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial media works in copyright.

  • Synthesize aspects of copyright law within the creation of new work.

Week 4

DMCA

  • Describe the components of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent setting DMCA cases.

Week 5

Music

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial musical works.

  • Predict the outcomes of future legal challenges in music

Week 6

First Amendment

  • Describe the components of the First Amendment.

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent setting First Amendment cases.

Week 7

First Amendment & Art

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial First Amendment works.

  • Predict the outcomes of future legal challenges in music.

Week 8

Patents

  • Describe the components of US Patent law.

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent setting Patent Law cases.

Week 9

Comedy, Choreography, & Creative Commons

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial works in comedy and choreography.

  • Predict the outcomes of future legal challenges in comedy and choreography.

  • Explain the function of creative commons licensing and use it in your work.

Week 10

Privacy Law

  • Describe the components of US privacy law.

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent-setting privacy law cases

Week 11

Privacy & Art

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial privacy works.

  • Predict the outcomes of future legal challenges in privacy works.

Week 12

Trademark Law

  • Describe the components of US trademark law.

  • Explain the legal justifications behind the outcomes of precedent-setting trademark law cases.

Week 13

Trademarks & Art

  • Evaluate the legal ramifications of past controversial media works in trademark.

  • Synthesize aspects of trademark law within the creation of new work.

Week 14

Contracts

  • Describe the components of US contract law.

  • Identify crucial elements of contract law in future contract negotiations.

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