This is the webpage for a class from the PAST that has ALREADY ENDED. Current class information is available here.


What you should know about this class

  1. The class meets every day from Monday, January 5, to Thursday, January 8, 2014, from 9:00 AM to Noon.
  2. The class will meet in two different classrooms in two different buildings on campus. For the first class, please report to Wolf 305, our official meeting place.
  3. This class will be held during wintersession, the one week period immediately preceding the spring semester 2015.
  4. This won't be a typical law school class. First, the class will focus a lot on technology and technology policy and not a lot on legal doctrine.
  5. Second, half of the classes will be conducted in a computer lab in the ATLAS institute building, which is across campus, not far from the UMC. Every student will receive hands-on experience with some of the technologies we will study.
  6. This course is offered for a grade. Your grade will be assessed based on a combination of all of the following:
  7. The reading for the class is expected to be comparable in quantity to a typical law school seminar, meaning approximately 30 to 50 pages per day. Assigned reading for the first two classes are posted below. The assignments for the other two days will be posted later.

Course Syllabus

Monday Reading

Advice on reading: You need not read the assignments in this class as closely as you do for your doctrinal, black-letter courses. Instead, read for close comprehension but not more. (This may be similar advice you've been given in your seminar courses.)

For the first class, the readings fit in two categories:

Tuesday Reading Wednesday Reading

Thursday Reading

Other Class Materials


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