278.78 sec. 001 - Computer Crime Law (Fall 2022)
Instructor: Orin Kerr (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
M 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
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From August 22, 2022
To November 28, 2022
Course End: November 28, 2022
Class Number: 32233
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 02/17 06:39 AM
The recent shift to digital crimes and digital evidence creates major challenges for the law governing the prohibition, investigation, and prosecution of criminal activity. We will study those challenges and understand how courts and legislators are responding to them. Topics include the law of computer hacking, Internet threats and harassment, criminal data theft, Internet gambling, encryption, online undercover operations and entrapment, the Fourth Amendment online, the law of executing search warrants for digital evidence, CSAM offenses, applying the Wiretap Act to the Internet, the Stored Communications Act, the Cloud Act, the role of federalism in the investigation of digital crimes, and international cooperation in the enforcement of computer crime laws around the world.
The course is aimed at generalists. It does not assume that students have taken a prior course in criminal procedure or that they have a technical background.
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