This subject introduces students to technology law, a new and challenging area of the law that involves the regulation of modern communication, identification and other forms of technology. Students explore the development of the legal system in response to new technology, as well as the threats posed by cybercrime and strategies that can be used to combat it. Issues that will be explored include: copyright and intellectual property, privacy law, technology-based identification of suspects in the criminal justice system, technology-based treatment in the healthcare sector and challenges associated with investigating and prosecuting technology based offences.
Centre for Law and Justice
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