Blog Header Image

The Case of the Plucky Porker

The Case of the Plucky PorkerIn the “Case of the Plucky Porker” we will continue our exploration of the parameters of the false light branch of the right of privacy.  Yes, I make up the case titles but I don’t make up the case names (here, Braun vs. Flynt) nor do I make up the facts of the case.

The Plucky Porker court wrestled with the issue of whether the publication of a photo of a woman in a…

read more >
  • Privacy , Privacy - False Light
  • Feb 24, 2013

Another Student’s View: My Picture is Part of a National Advertising Campaign

Picture Part National Advertising CampaignDavis Ingwers, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2012 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the question: “While walking on the Promenade in Santa Monica an energy drink company gives you a free sample of their newest flavor. An employee of the company snaps a photo of you trying the drink. Several months later that picture is used as a part of a national ad campaign without your permission.…

read more >
  • Pepperdine Student Comments , Privacy , Privacy - Right of Publicity
  • Feb 10, 2013

A Student's View: My Picture is Part of a National Advertising Campaign

National Advertisting CampaignAnne Di Grazia, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2012 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the question: “While walking on the Promenade in Santa Monica an energy drink company gives you a free sample of their newest flavor. An employee of the company snaps a photo of you trying the drink. Several months later that picture is used as a part of a national ad campaign without your permission. Do you have…

read more >
  • Pepperdine Student Comments , Privacy , Privacy - Right of Publicity
  • Feb 03, 2013

Featured Posts

Categories

Get in touch with Jon and his Team

Call Us at 310.451.5800 or Email Jon Newsletter Signup