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TVRA 7713 Media and Communication History and Regulation (Reile): Foundations and The American Legal System

OER for Dr. Wiebke Reile's course.

Assigned readings need to be done BEFORE class
During class you will be expected to discuss the assigned readings.

Foundations and The American Legal System

Judge's gavel on an open legal book.


Class agenda for September 9, 2019.
Time Topic / Activity
6:30pm-7:30pm Lecture
7:30pm-7:45pm Break
7:45pm-8:15pm Look at Constitution - split into groups
8:15pm-8:45pm Media Law Case

Assigned Readings:

Citation: United States Department of State - Bureau of International Information Programs. (2004)  Outline of U.S. legal system [pdf] Retrieved from

Free Constitution Booklet: Enjoy making your own free Constitution Booklet. Read and share with your family and friends.

Additional Resources

  • The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription external link. from the National Archive
    The text is a transcription of the Constitution as it was inscribed by Jacob Shallus on parchment (the document on display in the Rotunda at the National Archives Museum.) The spelling and punctuation reflect the original.