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Communications Law

“This is the best casebook I have purchased for a HLS class and is the best investment I have made in books in my three years here.”

— Anonymous teaching evaluation
Harvard 3L student, Spring 2004

What’s New

  • 7th edition published: 2020 08 19
    • Buy now: Amazon Kindle + Paperback
      • FYI, the Kindle version can be used on your PC or MAC with the free Kindle reader software or via browser. You don’t need a physical Kindle device.
      • Note: In the Kindle version we use endnotes, rather than footnotes. These endnote references do not match the footnote symbols in the print version, and endnotes may not be consecutively numbered, but the hyperlinks are correct.


Welcome to the web supplement to Jerry Kang and Alan Butler, Communications Law & Policy, now in its 7th edition.  For students and faculty who are using the casebook, here are links to useful supplemental materials, such as: background, government agencies, key stakeholders and litigants, and the kinds of information that a curious student of the field would find useful.

Please navigate through each chapter via the drop-down menus on the menu bar on the left.

Feedback is always appreciated.