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Social Media Law in a Nutshell
Social Media Law in a Nutshell
  • Ryan Garcia, University of Texas
  • Thaddeus A. Hoffmeister, University of Dayton
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Social media has transformed how the world communicates. Its impact has been felt in every corner of our society including the law. Social Media Law in a Nutshell is a wide-ranging look of how the social media transformation has impacted various legal fields. From marketing to employment to torts to criminal law to copyright and beyond, virtually every legal field has been changed by social media. By looking at high level concerns and example cases, Social Media Law in a Nutshell attempts to give practitioners exposure to social media issues and concerns so they can better advise clients and approach the new social media world with their legal eyes opened to new and old risks alike. This book can also serve as a text for law professors looking to expose law students to the burgeoning area of Social Media Law.

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Chapter 1, "Why Social Media Law Matters," has been made available for download by permission of West Academic Publishing. The book can be purchased in its entirety on the publisher's website here.

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West Academic Publishing
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St. Paul, MN
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Ryan Garcia and Thaddeus A. Hoffmeister. Social Media Law in a Nutshell. Social Media Law in a Nutshell (2017)
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