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Computer Crime Law (Spring 2019)

  • Course Number: LAW-652
  • Class Number: 03315
  • Instructor: Orin Kerr

Course Description

This course covers the new legal issues raised by computer crimes. It addresses how digital crimes challenge traditional approaches to the prohibition and investigation of criminal activity. Topics include the computer hacking laws, Internet fraud, digital evidence, the law of searching cell phones, the law of Internet surveillance, jurisdiction for computer crimes, federal/state dynamics, and international cooperation in the enforcement of computer crime laws around the world. No technical background is assumed or required.


Course Details

  • Unit Value: 2
  • Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
  • Schedule: M/W 11:00 am - 11:50 am
  • Room Number: Room 12
  • Exam: In-class exam
  • Writing Requirement: No
  • Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: No