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Communications Law Research Guide

This guide suggests resources in media law, First Amendment, cable and broadcasting law, computer and internet law, and telecommunications.


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Case Law

A. Federal Court Decisions

  • Westlaw: Federal Communications Cases . Coverage begins in 1789 and includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, courts of appeals, district courts, bankruptcy courts, Court of Federal Claims, Tax Court, military courts, and related federal and territorial courts.

  • Pike & Fischer Communications Regulation Online (for community only; includes both court and administrative agency decisions). A searchable and browsable classification outline allows users to find decisions by regulation and Communications Act of 1934 section numbers.

  • Media Law Reporter Online (BNA), Publishes U.S. Supreme Court and selected state and lower federal court decisions on all aspects of media law, including First Amendment, broadcast and cable regulation, and entertainment law. 

B. State Court Decisions