LAWS 2019 ‑ Law and Technology


This is a seminar in which students are required to discuss, conduct research, generally explore and write papers on issues relating to law and technology. The course focuses on a range of topics drawn from the intersections of law and technology, including but not limited to regulating the internet, intellectual property rights in relation to the internet, developments in telecommunications and the law, privacy and access to information, ethics and technology. Students are encouraged and shepherded to generate and explore researchable issues in their areas of interest in order to meet their individual and/or collective expectations for the seminar. There is no technical background or expertise required for enrollment in the seminar. Students are, however, expected to make use of the Internet and other research tools to access seminar-related materials and conduct research on a final paper.

Prerequisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Assessment Method: Major paper, presentations and class attendance/participation.
Restrictions: None.