Updated and published annually, the Media Law Resource Center and Oxford University Press have partnered to produce valuable, easy-to-use 50-State Survey compendiums of the law in all U.S. jurisdictions, state and federal, that are used by journalists, lawyers and judges, and law schools nationwide. Each state's chapter, prepared by experts in that jurisdiction, is presented in a uniform outline format. Topics covered in Employment Libel and Privacy Law 2010 include: Publication, Compelled Self-Publication, Fault Standards, Damages, Recurring Fact Patterns, Privileges and Defenses, Procedural Issues, Employer Testing of Employees, Searches, Monitoring of Employees, Activities Outside the Workplace, Records, Negligent Hiring, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Interference with Economic Advantage, and Prima Facie Tort.
The Media Law Resource Center is a non-profit information clearinghouse originally organized by a number of media organizations to monitor developments and promote First Amendment rights in the libel, privacy and related legal fields. Founded in 1980, it has approximately 100 media companies in its membership ranks and over 150 law firms.