• Privacy – 6103

    Spring 2014




  • Subject Area
    • Intellectual Property and Technology *
    Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
Every single day, the newspaper contains stories – plural intended – about data privacy and security. Whether they concern the National Security Agency, Facebook, or a data breach at a small business, the handling of personal information has become a central concern of our time. In response, a complex law of data privacy has emerged, and now it is a fast growing area of legal practice. This course will equip students to counsel clients about an array of federal, state, and international legal requirements – while also analyzing them critically and thinking about the societal challenges posed by new information technology. Assessment will include group projects and a take-home final.

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University of Minnesota Law School

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P: 612-625-1000

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