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FSU - ADV 3352 - Mass Media Law Exam 1 Study Guide - Study Guide

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background image Mass Media Law Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 Developments in Government Control  The U.S. population in 1776 o Voting rights The Bill of Rights The American legal system—sources of law (***KNOW EXAMPLES) o Common law What it represents Stare Decisis o Equity law o Statutory law o Constitutional law  Federal and state Void for Vagueness Doctrine Overbreadth Doctrine  o Executive orders and administrative rules The role of precedent o Options considering precedent Facial attacks v. As­applied attacks Media Administrative Agencies o FTC v. FCC Judicial System Trial courts v. Appellate courts Other federal courts Circuit courts The federal court system The Supreme Court o Direct appeal o Writ of certiorari o Supreme Court opinions o What happens in the case of a tie? State Court systems Know the definition of law Know the difference between deductive logic, inductive reasoning, and utilitarian logic. Federal Laws o Identify example situations State Laws o Identify example situations Difference of the legal relationship between an individual state and the federal 
constitution 
background image Judges’ role under the guidance of statutory construction  Why might a law be found overbroad? o May be found vague? When might courts overturn a decision made by administrative agencies? Difference between common law and statute Executive orders and declarations  The importance of judicial review o To free press Amici Curiae o Define Civil Lawsuits o Plaintiff o Defendant o Respondent o Appellant Criminal Cases Chapter 2 The First Amendment o Definition  o What does it guarantee? o Who has primary control over what it means today? Free press o Characteristics o When is it protected? o When is it not protected? Free speech o Characteristics in early America o When is it protected? o When is it not protected? Freedom of press in England Freedom of expression in Colonial America Community Censorship o Don Imus Case Study The new constitution The freedom of expression in the 18 th  century o Original intent Symbolic Speech Doctrine o Actor o Audience Seven First Amendment Theories o Absolutist Theory

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School: Florida State University
Department: Advertising
Course: Mass Media Law
Professor: Teresa Coutler
Term: Spring 2018
Tags: Media and Law
Name: Mass Media Law Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: To help study for the exam
Uploaded: 02/03/2018
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