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Internet Regulation and Policy Seminar
J.D. Seminar 841 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
Over the last 15 years there has been increasing debate over whether, and if so how, various aspects of the Internet should be regulated. This seminar will address various aspects of Internet governance over that period, covering such topics as content legislation, intellectual property protection, privacy and data security, competition enforcement, and "network neutrality" regulation. The course will emphasize the most current regulations, legislation, and court decisions. Students will be expected to participate actively in class discussions and to write a term paper. This seminar may be used to write a paper that satisfies the Upper Class Legal Writing Requirement.
This seminar requires a paper. J.D. students must register for the 3 credit section of the seminar if they wish to write a paper fulfilling the Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement. The paper requirements of the 2 credit section will not fulfill the J.D. Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement.