Cyberlaw   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 806 - Cyberlaw

Credits: 2/3

This course explores the governance of activity in cyberspace. The course is designed to foster critical thinking in evaluating whether established norms in the physical world should govern virtual activity in the cyber world. Subjects of study include spatial property rights on websites, legal actions in virtual worlds, cybersquatting on domain names, constitutional rights in cyber-speech, copyright enforcement of file-sharing, and virtual contract formation.

Note: Students who elect to take this course for three (3) credits will write a paper that meets the writing requirement.

Basis of Grade: Students who elect the 3 credit option will write a paper that fulfills graduation requirements. Students that elect 2 credits will have other written assignments.

Form of Grade: Letter