[medialaw] 9/30 – 10/14 Topic 1: Freedom/Privilege of the Press

Reading:

  • New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964) (read the syllabus).
  • David A. Anderson, Freedom of the Press, 80 Tex. L. Rev. 429 (2002) (read Part I & II).
  • 林子儀,新聞自由的意義及其理論基礎,收於氏著《言論自由與新聞自由》,頁63.
  • Read up on recent news about 新新聞「嘿嘿嘿」案 & 陳致中案.

Important Cases:

  • Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323 (1974).
  • Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, 485 U.S. 46 (1988).
  • Milkovich v. Lorain Journal, 497 U.S. 1 (1990).

 

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[lrtw] 9/29 How to Write a Policy Oriented Legal Thesis

Reading & Assignment

Read Grand Justice Interpretation 678 and write a 3-paragraph memo:

  • para. 1: what does the majority says?
  • para. 2: what’s the difference in opinion between G.J. 許宗力 (concurring) & the majority?
  • para. 3: what’s the difference in opinion between G.J.林子儀 and 李震山 (concurring in part and dissenting in part) & the majority?

Use at most 500 words for each paragraph.