MLRC's 50-State Surveys, published annually by MLRC and Oxford University Press, are 1000+ page reference texts that provide comprehensive coverage of media libel, media privacy, and employment libel and privacy law in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, the U.S. Federal Courts, Canada (media libel and privacy volumes) and England (media libel).
The Surveys are prepared annually by practicing attorneys, experts in the law of their particular jurisdiction. Each Survey is updated in a clear, standardized outline format. Widely recognized and respected sources, the Surveys are fixtures in the offices and libraries of media defense attorneys, media organizations, employment attorneys, law schools and courts around the country.
Media Libel Law 2012-13 (November 2012) is a comprehensive survey of defamation law, with an emphasis on cases and issues arising in a media context. Topics covered in this volume include: Defamatory Meaning, Opinion, Truth/Falsity, Fault, Republication, Privileges, Damages, Motions to Dismiss, Discovery Issues, Trial Issues, Appellate Review, Remedies for Abusive Suits, Retraction, Constitutional/Statutory Provisions, and Summary Judgment.
Employment Libel and Privacy Law 2013 (January 2013) examines defamation and privacy claims in an employment context, an increasing concern to labor and employment practitioners. Topics covered in this publication include: Publication, Compelled Self-Publication, Fault Standards, Damages, Recurring Fact Patterns, Privileges and Defenses, Procedural Issues, Employer Testing of Employees, Searches, Monitoring of Employees, Activities Outside the Workplace, Records, Negligent Hiring, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Interference with Economic Advantage, and Prima Facie Tort.
Media Privacy and Related Law 2013-14 (August 2013) examines privacy and related claims that often arise in a media context, and how courts handle these issues. Topics covered in this volume include: False Light, Private Facts, Intrusion, Eavesdropping, Hidden Cameras, Misappropriation, Right of Publicity, Infliction of Emotional Distress, Prima Facie Tort, Injurious Falsehood, Unfair Competition, Conspiracy, Tortious Interference with Contract, Negligent Media Publication, and Relevant Statutes.
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