Privacy law and society

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Thomson/West, Aug 31, 2007 - Law - 876 pages
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Privacy Law and Society is a comprehensive new introduction to U.S. privacy laws and perspectives. The up-to-date book is divided into four major easy-to-follow chapters. Chapter 1 covers the four invasion of privacy torts, plus related confidentiality and publicity doctrines. Chapter 2 covers federal and some state constitutional privacy concepts, featuring the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, Fourteenth and Twenty-first Amendments. Chapters 3 and 4 survey all of the major federal privacy and data-protection statutes, including record-keeping, education, health, financial, internet and communications privacy laws. Chapter 4 focuses on vital national surveillance laws, such as the Wiretap Act, FISA, CALEA and the PATRIOT Act.

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Contents

An Introduction to Privacy Law
1
F International and Comparative Privacy Law
9
A Origins of the Right to PrivacyContinued
10
Copyright

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Anita L. Allen is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at Georgetown University Law Center. Milton C. Regan, Jr., is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

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