Internet Torts and Crimes

Details

Course Code:
LAW 387
Units:
2
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/R credit/Fail

Description

The purpose of this course is to cover the highlights of torts and crimes on the Internet. Topics include cybercrimes (spam, fraud, cyberbullying), privacy, and First Amendment issues (defamation, threats, and indecent speech). The perspective will be from that of a practitioner faced with various fact patterns and known case law who has to advise his/her client on the best course of action. (Think stud poker as applied to the practice of law.)

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