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276P sec. 001 - Information Privacy Law (Spring 2019)

Instructor: Paul M. Schwartz  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4


    MTuW 10:00 AM - 11:10 AM
    Location: Law 100
    From January 07, 2019
    To April 23, 2019

Course Start: January 07, 2019
Course End: April 23, 2019
Class Number: 31228

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 100
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 105
As of: 06/11 02:48 PM

Information privacy law and policy has become a hotly debated topic. Businesses, government agencies and individuals 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 upon seclusion or secrecy. This course will explore the roots of US and European privacy law, its evolution in the 20th century and beyond, 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 statutory law, torts, contracts and constitutional law.

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

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  • Info Privacy Law
    Daniel Solove & Paul M. Schwartz
    Edition: 2018 (6th edition)
    Publisher: Aspen
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Privacy Law Fundamentals 2017
    Daniel J. Solove & Paul M. Schwartz
    Edition: 2017
    Publisher: IAPP
    ISBN: 9780998322315
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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