Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Cyberlaw (LAW-667-001)
Matthew Schruers

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (Th) - Room N102

Enrolled: 31 / Limit: 65

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Notices

Assessment: Undecided.

Description

This course surveys critical subjects of Internet law and regulation, beginning with theoretical and jurisdictional questions, and proceeding to major substantive issues, including the regulation of intermediaries, privacy, speech, and computer access, among others. The approach considers the questions of (a) who regulates, (b) what content is regulated, and (c) what mechanisms are used to accomplish regulatory objectives. The class aims to provide a practical survey of key areas of Internet law from a practitioner’s perspective, identifying the animating principles and major moving parts of relevant legislation and precedent.

Evaluation Method: Final examination

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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