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.
Grading OptionsNumeric or CR/D/F
Exam TypeExam or Paper, at discretion of professor