Communications Law and Policy

Course Number: 533Q

Description: (Formerly DCL 588) Examines the regulatory regimes governing the major modes of communications in the United States, including wireline telephony, wireless telephony, the internet, broadcast and cable. Particular attention will be given to the economic rationales for and critiques or regulation. Readings and class assignments will focus on current legal and regulatory debates in communications policy to provide students with a practical introduction to regulatory law.