Cyber Law and Policy

Section 1, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 13/14
Credits: 3

Course Description

This seminar examines the rapidly evolving domestic and international cyber law and policy landscape and guides students through some of the 21st century’s most dynamic, crosscutting debates. Students will consider several key topics, including: international security issues related to State and non-State actors and their behavior in cyberspace; cybersecurity frameworks; cybercrime; Internet policy issues such as Internet governance, human rights and free speech online, and privacy in the digital age; impact on the information and communications technology industry; and a look ahead to the legal and policy implications of the latest emerging technologies. No specialized knowledge of computers or the Internet is required for the seminar.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO no later than noon (EST) on the last day of the exam period, Thursday December 21st, 2017.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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