LAW: CASES AND PROBLEMS
for Professors interested in adopting this book, obtaining a review
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PDF of the full Table of Contents
In this casebook, author
James Grimmelmann provides tightly edited
cases, focused questions, and topical problems to direct students’
attention to critical issues. Mini-essays provide the technical
background to make sense of Internet technologies and the historical
conetext to make sense of Internet law. The core of the book can be
taught comfortably in a 3-credit course, but professors can easily use
the book's embarassment of riches to explore topics of interest. The
casebook responds to the “law of the horse” critique by embracing the
doctrinal diversity of Internet Law. It prepares students for complex,
real-life practice by showing how actual Internet cases raise
interrelated problems from throughout law.
AVAILABLE: Ninth Edition -Fully
revised and released July 2019
The ninth edition includes a new section in Chapter 9 on platforms as marketplaces that includes La Park La Brea A v. Airbnb, Erie v. Amazon
(on Amazon’s liability for defective products from third-party
sellers), and the NLRB’s opinion letter classifying Uber drivers as
independent contractors. Other new cases and principal materials
include State v. Decker (online indecent exposure); Knight First Amendment Institute v. Trump (on governmental blocking of users on social media); Commonwealth v. Carter (causing suicide through online messages); Law Offices of Herssein and Herssein v. USAA
(judicial recusal over Facebook friendship); an amicus brief by Eugene
Volokh (on forged takedown orders); and Microsoft v. Motoroloa (on
standard essential patents and FRAND commitments).
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