Course Description

MIT 3431A-001 (Fall 2020)   Special Topics in MIT: Entertainment & the Law

Instructor: J. Hildebrand

Course Description
Can the law protect artist and audience? Better yet, what are we trying to protect? We will use this perspective to consider legal liability the following contexts: incitement in lyrics, lyrics used as evidence in a criminal case, liability for copyright infringement; invasion of privacy; defamation; and even censorship.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course