The Catholic University of America
Law Faculty

Harvey L. Zuckman – Professor Emeritus

Harvey L. Zuckman

Professor Zuckman founded the Institute for Communications Law Studies at Catholic University and was its director for more than two decades. He joined the full-time faculty of the Columbus School of Law in 1970, retiring in 2005. Professor Zuckman is co-author of a basic student text, Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell (4th ed. 1994) and a Hornbook for students, Modern Communication Law (1999). He is past editor of the American Bar Association's newsletter Communications Lawyer and a member of the editorial board of Entertainment Law Journal (Oxford, England). Professor Zuckman received journalism training at the University of Southern California and has taught as an adjunct professor at American University's School of Communications. One of his favorite sayings is "I've never met an unhappy communications lawyer."


PUBLICATIONS

Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. Fifth edition. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 2000 (with others).

Modern Communication Law. Eagan, Minn.: West Group, 1999 (with others) (three volume treatise).

Modern Communication Law. Eagan, Minn.: West Group, 1999 (with others) (one volume student edition).

Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. Fourth edition. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1994 (with others).

Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. Third edition. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1988 (with Martin J. Gaynes).

Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. Second edition. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1982 (with Martin J. Gaynes).

Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1977 (with Martin J. Gaynes).

JOURNAL ARTICLES

"Cracking Down on the Trade in Child Pornography and Pornography for Children." St. Thomas Forum 3 (Summer 1991): 91.

"The American Torts of Invasion of Privacy: Substantial Corruption of English Common Law." Entertainment Law Review 1 (September 1990): 173.

"Invasion of Privacy: Some Communicative Torts Whose Time Has Gone." Washington and Lee Law Review 47 (Winter 1990): 253.

"The Institute for Communications Law Studies at The Catholic University of America ." Catholic University Law Review 32 (Spring 1983): 521.

"There Is Tort Liability for Negligent Programming." Communications Lawyer 1 (Winter 1983): 1.

"Divorce Law Practice (Part 3)." Practical Lawyer 27 (March 1, 1981): 67 (with others).

"Divorce Law Practice (Part 2)." Practical Lawyer 27 (January 15, 1981): 27.

"Divorce Law Practice (Part 1)." Practical Lawyer 26 (December 1, 1980): 11.

"Throw 'Em to the Lions (or Bengals): The Decline and Fall of Sports Civilization." Journal of College and University Law 5 (Fall 1977): 55.

"The ABA Family Law Section v. the NCCUSL: Alienation, Separation and Forced Reconciliation Over the Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act." Catholic University Law Review 24 (Fall 1974): 61.

"The Great Cross-Media Ownership Controversy." American Bar Association Journal 60 (December 1974): 1570

"The Ferment in Divorce Legislation." Journal of Family Law 12, no. 4 (1973): 515 (with William Fox).

"No-Fault in the Classroom: Involving Law Students in the Great Automobile Accident Compensatory Controversy." Journal of Legal Education 23, no. 4 (1971): 598.

"Walker-Thomas Strikes Back: Comment on the Pleading and Proof of Price Unconscionability." Federal Bar Journal 30 (Fall 1971): 308.

"One Lawyer-One Vote: The Application of One Man-One Vote to the Integrated Bar." Journal of the Missouri Bar 26 (September 1970): 461.

"FCC v. Schreiber: In Camera and the Administrative Agency." Georgetown Law Journal 56 (January 1968): 451.

"The Law of Obscenity and Military Practice." Military Law Review (April 1963): 43.

"Obscenity in the Mails." 33 Southern California Law Review, 171 (Winter 1960).

"Censorship of Defamatory Political Broadcasts7: The Port Huron Doctrine." 34 New York University Law Review 127 (January 1959).