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Spring 2013
6243 Privacy & Data Protection - Bender- 38547
Intersession dates added 6-28-12

Professor(s): David Bender (VISITING)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: INTERSESSION  Location: 215  TU2

Course Outline: This introductory course will cover the basic principles of privacy and data protection law. It will examine the policies underlying this still-nascent form of protection, and certain of those areas of tort, criminal, and Constitutional law pertinent to privacy. It will cover the substance of some federal privacy statutes relating to surveillance, record-keeping, and financial information. It will also cover certain state privacy statutes, the privacy-related activities of the Federal Trade Commission, and the structure and substance of privacy law in the European Union. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: This intersession course will meet: January 2,3,4,7,8,9, and 10, 2013, from 9:00a-12:30p, which includes a 10-minute break. EXAM:January 11, 2013, 1:00p-3:30p. ROOM = 215-TU2 QUOTA: 15  


First Day Assignments: The assignment for the first class comprises the following pages in the course casebook (D. Solove & Paul M. Schwartz, Information Privacy Law (Wolters Kluwer 4th ed. 2011): 10-29; 32-40; 62-70; 79-85; 108-114; 116-126; 136-139; 220-234 (74 pp.)

Final Exam Schedule: 01/11 1 - 3:30pm     

This course will have:
Exam: YES, 1/11/13 @ 1p-3:30p

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement: No