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LAW 0478: Intro to Privacy Law (formerly Cyberprivacy Law)
Fall 2023 • Section 21 • CRN 54380

Course Description

Information law deals with the flow of information - when do you restrict information and when do you let it flow? During this course students will examine information privacy legal principles related to electronic surveillance, the media, anonymity, databases, genetic testing and neuroimaging, terrorism and national security, public and private sector information and home, school and work. Students will be expected to prepare for each class by reading the required legal readings and by accessing Internet web sites for current policy information. During class, students will discuss their prepared material and become involved in resolving problems that apply the out-of-class preparation. Additionally, students will make an in-class presentation on one topic. In-class work will contribute information to enhance the students' legal understandings.


Day/Time Location
T/Th 6:00-7:15 PM Barrack 102

Course Details

  • Laura Bingham
  • Jonea Price
Credit Hours

3 Credits


No Limit

Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

Registration Notes

For Fall 2023 - this is a 3 credit course. Use new CRN 54380 to register. Previous note: students will temporarily register using CRN 3066 for 2 credits. Credits will be adjusted later when course has been updated in the inventory system and students will be moved into correct section and correct credits administratively.

Book List/Materials

No book purchases are required or recommended for this course.