Section Description Provided by Instructor
This course considers the legal issues created by the current explosive global technological change through which all developed societies are passing. We will consider issues of data privacy, secrecy, and encryption, copyright and intellectual property, mass media structure and freedom of speech, and the effect of changed communications media on administrative process and democratic politics. No specialized knowledge of computers is assumed; participants will gain some acquaintance with new technologies. Multiple short papers will be required.
R 4:20p - 6:10p
Method of Evaluation
J.D. Writing Credit