Current Issues in Privacy Law addresses United States privacy
law and may include brief coverage of foreign or international privacy law. The
course explores the idea of a body of privacy law as well as the patchwork
approach that characterizes constitutional, common law, statutory, and
regulatory privacy law in the United States. Students will
examine information privacy topics such as media, health, criminal
investigation, anonymity, employment, public records, consumer behavior, and
other aspects of personal autonomy including decisional privacy.