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MEDIA LAW: Issues & Problems SPCL 7014 Fall 2013 Prof. John (Jack) Greiner

Media Law Reporter

      Hard-copy 1973 - 2007 Law Library Stacks KF2750.A513 
      Online Bloomberg BNA
  • Why use this source?
    • to keep up with media law cases on everything from FOIA to the First Amendment, with the only weekly reporting service on significant opinions handed down by federal and state courts at all levels.
    • to expand your media law horizon. Full-text cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appeals and district courts, and state appellate and trial courts give you the big picture.
    • to zero in on the cases that interest you with front-page highlights and explanatory headnotes written by BNA's experienced lawyer-editors, summarizing the points of law covered in each opinion.
    • to save time with research aids that pinpoint cases by topic, headnote classification, and jurisdiction.
    • to monitor the latest news on non-judicial developments, including pending legislation, state activities, and important meetings.
    • to benefit from the guidance BNA's editors receive from an Advisory Board of leading attorneys representing all corners of the industry, including publishers, newspapers, syndicates, communications companies, and associations.
  • Finding it & Logging on 
    • If you are on campus, click on the Media Law Reporter link above.
    • If you are not on campus, you must use either the login for off campus access or the UC VPN. Go to the Law Library's website and click on Bloomberg BNA in the right-hand column. Pull down the menu labelled "Login to Your Bloomberg BNA Product Subscription." Scroll down to the Media Law Reporter. Select it and click the "Go" button.

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  • Searching 
    • Quick Search - Type a word or phrase in the Quick Search text box and click Go to search the entire site or just the collection in view. 
    • Advanced Search - The Advanced Search form provides tools for content selection and for structuring complex, targeted searches. 
    • Category Search - This variation of Advanced Search opens with content already selected. Click a category search link on the Reporter home page such as Search News Notes to go to an Advanced Search of all News Notes. 
    • Guided Search - Each Guided Search form is based on search content and provides easy content refinement and structured search fields for your convenience. 
    • Find a case by citation - Click Find a Case on the Reporter banner to access the “Find a case by citation” form, a fast way to locate a case when you know the citation. 
    • Headnote Finder - Click Headnote Finder under Find Cases to search headnotes by classification number, and optionally by any combination of court, words, or date limitation.
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