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Information Privacy Law
Professor Paul Ohm
J.D. Course 342 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This course provides an introduction to information privacy law both on the books and on the ground. Topics covered include the common law, constitutional, and statutory foundations of U.S. information privacy law; information privacy compliance, enforcement, and regulatory practice; international approaches to information privacy law; philosophical bases for privacy protection; and “privacy by design.”
In addition to the final take-home exam, there will be a mid-term take-home exam. The mid-term take-home exam will be a 3.5 hour exam. The exam will be available beginning at 9:00 am on Thursday October 15, 2015 and must be submitted 3.5 hours after it is downloaded, but no later than 5:00 pm Monday, October 19, 2015.