Privacy, Gov't & Emerging Technologies



SLN #: 88435
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 031
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Askland

Course Description:
This course takes place in D.C. The first class will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2012. The class will meet on Mondays from 6:30 pm - 9:25 pm thereafter. The last class will be held on Monday, November 26. Fall break will not be observed.

This course will identify the sources for privacy protections in tort, statutory and Constitutional law. It then focus upon contemporary challenges arising from (1) government policies and (2) emerging technologies, in particular the increased use and functionality of electronic communications, encryptography and rapidly improving biotechnologies.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None