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276PS sec. 001 - Information Privacy Law (Summer 2022)

Instructor: Paul M. Schwartz  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


MTuWThF 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 140
From June 07, 2022
To June 24, 2022

Summer Quarter: 2
Class Number: Click to show Class Number

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 40
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 43
As of: 10/18 06:15 PM

Ten years ago, only a handful of practitioners could be called "privacy lawyers," but now many lawyers concentrate in information privacy 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 upon seclusion or secrecy. This course will explore the roots of US privacy law, its evolution in the 21st 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. It also involves global aspects, including the European Union's pathbreaking General Data Protection Regulation.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • Information Privacy Law
    Daniel J. Solove, Paul M. Schwartz
    Edition: 7th ed., 2021
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    ISBN: 9781543813722
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $298.00
    Price Source: user provided
  • Privacy Law Fundamentals, Sixth Edition
    Daniel Solove, Paul Schwartz
    Edition: 6th ed.
    Publisher: IAPP
    ISBN: 9781948771597
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 50.00
    Price Source: user provided

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