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276PS sec. 001 - Information Privacy Law (Summer 2018)

Instructor: Paul M. Schwartz  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3

    Summer Quarter: 3
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    Enrollment info: Enrolled: 54
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 100
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    Ten years ago, a handful of practitioners could be called "privacy lawyers," but now tens of thousands practice information privacy and security law. Today almost all modern businesses need advice about information privacy law. While the roots of privacy law in the US started with a right to be let alone, modern business models, the needs of the administrative state, law enforcement priorities, and our own behavior complicate approaches based merely upon seclusion or secrecy. This course will explore the roots of US privacy law, its evolution in the 20th century, and the challenges of regulating information in the modern era where institutions and "data subjects" need and reveal information constantly, but also seek basic dignity and safety from harm. Privacy law consists of torts, contracts, constitutional law, statutory law, and soft law norms. This course will also look at international trends, and in particular on developments in the European Union.

    Exam Notes: (F) In-class final exam
    Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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    • Information Privacy Law
      Daniel Solove & Paul M Schwartz
      Edition: sixth edition dec 2017
      Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
      ISBN: 9781454892755
      Copyright Date: To Be Determined
      Price: $244.00
      Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.
    • Privacy Law Fundamentals 2017
      Daniel Solove & Paul Schwartz
      Edition: 2017 edition
      Publisher: IAPP
      ISBN: 9780998322315
      Copyright Date: To Be Determined
      Price: 40.00
      Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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