Special Topics in Law: Privacy and Data Security Law - LAW 731

2 Hours

Privacy and data security incidents have changed the way consumers view companies like Google, Facebook, Equifax, and Target.  As these types of incidents confinue to make headlines and the volume of data collected, stored, and used by businesses continues to grow exponentially, companies are increasingly relying on attorneys to help them navigate th elegal minefield of privacy and data protection.  This course examines global privacy and data security legal doctrines and provides students with an opportunity to perform practical exercises that mirror the work performed by privacy and data security attorneys for their clients.  Durthe the course students will:

- Learn about the foundational laws that govern privacy and data security compiance;

- Simulate client interviews to understand how privacy and data security frameworks operate with an organization;

- Parcipate in a mock data breach exercise; and

- Learn how to effectively draft privacy policies, incident response memorandums, and data breach notices.

NOTE:  This course has been classified as an experiential course.

NOTE:  Enrollment for this course is limited to 16.



Spring 2019 Section 008
Professor Starr Drum
Syllabus for Spring 2019 section 008