LAW Modern Surveillance Law
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Modern Surveillance Law
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Cyberlaw : Whether your focus is privacy, the Internet, cybercrime or international law, you should know something about the legal framework and current controversies concerning government surveillance. This course focuses on U.S. law but it also considers the impact of foreign government practices on U.S. companies abroad.
General course Description:
This seminar is an in depth look at modern government surveillance policies and practices. Taught by Richard Salgado, director of law enforcement and information security at Google, Inc, and a former prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section and Jennifer Granick, Stanford Center for Internet and Society's Civil Liberties Director, the course will cover the technology, law and policy of government surveillance of the Internet and other communications technologies. We will focus on U.S. law, but other nations' interactions with U.S. companies will be addressed. Technologies covered will include wiretapping, stored data collection and mining, location tracking and drones and legal regimes will include the Fourth Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the USA Patriot Act, CALEA and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law
Course Frequency: Varied, check w/ registrar