Law and Disruptive Technology (21325). 2 units. This research seminar will study the interplay of law and technological change. We will consider the nature of disruptive technology, the goals of innovation, and the regulatory challenges posed by new technologies. Case studies will focus on driverless cars, Big Data analytics, 3-D printing, autonomous weapon systems, net neutrality, civilian drones, and cyberwarfare. Paper required. Enrollment limited to fifteen. Permission of the instructors required. J.M. Balkin, F.E. Ard, and R. Crootof.
Course Selection: In addition to listing this course among permission-of-the-instructor selections, students should also submit a statement of interest by the close of the spring early registration period on December 10, 4:30 p.m.