Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Publishers, Incorporated, 2006 - Law - 655 pages
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Early adopters of CYBERSPACE LAW: Cases and Materials were particularly
pleased by how flexible, coherent, and practical the book is. Now strengthened
and scrupulously updated for its Second Edition, this engaging casebook can
help your students understand one of the most dynamic areas of law.
Written and structured for maximum effectiveness, the book:
can be used successfully in both introductory and advanced courses
uses practical, classroom-tested "real world" problems to help students apply
existing rules to cyberspace law
features a flexible, logical organization that allows instructors to emphasize
selected perspectives
is designed for currency, with materials organized around competing approaches
and theories for any given issue, rather than current leading cases
presents current Internet law as well as related policy concerns that will
drive future legal analysis when new issues emerge -- the only casebook to
address both areas
offers a balanced presentation of competing approaches and theories for each
issue
provides a sophisticated analysis of cutting-edge legal issues through an
excellent selection of cases
simplifies class preparation with an extremely thorough Teacher's Manual that
includes discussions of cases, teaching suggestions, and analysis of the
issues raised by the problems
remains up-to-date with postings of new cases and important developments on
the author website
Look for these important changes in the Second Edition:
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New co-author Jacqueline Lipton, who brings significant teaching and writing
experience in the areas of international and comparative law
New and updated cases, including: Grokster, ACLU v. Ashcroft, U.S. v. American
Library Association, Chamberlain v. Skylink, Lexmark v. Static Control
Components, U.S. v. Elcomsoft, 321 Studios v. MGM Studios, Kremen v. Cohen,
Blizzard v. Bnet, In re Verizon, Bosley v. Kremer, and People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals v. Doughney
Treatment of important developments, such as political cybersquatting
legislation enacted in some states (for example, California's Political
Cyberfraud Abatement Act) and changes to privacy laws enacted following the
Patriot Act
Greatly expanded international coverage, including new international cases:
Sony v. Stevens Telstra v. Desktop Gutnick v. Dow Jones
Recent Canadian cases on Internet defamation issues
Decisions from the European Court of Justice interpreting the database
directive in 2004, including the appeal in British Horseracing Board v.
William Hill
Various developments between French and Californian courts in Yahoo litigation
regarding Nazi memorabilia as well as domestic legislation implemented by all
E.U. member states which complies with the requirements of the Copyright
Directives
New section on the failed effort at private self-governance sponsored by ICANN
and the scholarship surrounding that effort
Jurisdictional materials in the chapter on Regulating Cyberspace are
consolidated for easier teaching and learning
Updated problems and notes
When you consider casebooks for your next course, be sure to examine
CYBERSPACE LAW: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, the cohesive, realistic,
and accessible alternative.

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Contents

Introduction to the Study of Cyberspace Law
1
Introduction to the Study of Cyberspace Law i
8
Regulating Cyberspace
15
Copyright

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