Privacy



SLN #: 26508
Course Prefix: LAW-724
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Coleman

Course Description:
This seminar will examine the origins and modern structure of the laws that protect information privacy, with a particular focus on the ways in which the law is responding to new information and communication technologies. The course will begin by tracing the historical roots of the right to privacy in American law. It will then examine a range of current privacy law issues, including tensions between privacy protections and the legitimate interests of media and law enforcement, as well issues relating to medical and financial privacy, and the protection of privacy at home, school and in the workplace.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 15
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None