James Grimmelmann. Law School in a Nutshell. Part I; Part II; Part III
Dan L. Burk. Jurisdiction in a World without Borders. Virginia J. Law and Technology 3, Spring 1997.
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in GTE New Media Services v. BellSouth, 1997 (abridged).
News report on Toys "R" Us v. Step Two, 2003.
Summary by Steven Wu of Toys "R" Us v. Step Two, 2003.
California Supreme Court opinion in Pavlovich v. Superior Court, 2002.
Essay 1 due in class.
I. Trotter Hardy. The Ancient Doctrine of Trespass to Web Sites. 1996 J. Online Law, article 7.
Dan L. Burk. The Trouble with Trespass. 3 J. Small & Emerging Business Law 1, 1998.
California court opinion in Thrifty-Tel v. Bezenek, 1996 (abridged).
U.S. District Court opinion in CompuServe v. Cyber Promotions, 1997 (abridged).
U.S. District Court opinion in eBay v. Bidder's Edge, 2000 (abridged).
California Appeals Court opinion in Intel v. Hamidi, 2002 (abridged).
The Sherman Act (portions of 15 U.S.C.)
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in U.S. v. Microsoft. (Skip sections V and VI.)
ICANN For Beginners
Kathleen E. Fuller, ICANN: The Debate over Governing the Internet, Duke Law & Technology Review, 2001.
Sharon Eisner Gillett and Mitchell Kapor. The Self-governing Internet: Coordination by Design. In Coordination of the Internet, ed. Brian Kahin and James Keller, MIT Press, 1997.
Lawrence Lessig. Cyberspace's Constitution. Lecture at the American Academy, Berlin.
Essay 2 due
Copyright Basics. U.S. Copyright Office, Circular 1. (ignore everything after the "International Copyright" section)
Mark Sableman. Link Law Revisited: Internet Linking Law at Five Years. Berkeley Technology Law Journal, vol. 16, 2001.
Essay 3 due in class.
U.S. Supreme Court decision in Sony v. Universal, 1984.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in A&M Records v. Napster, 2001 (abridged).
Fred von Lohmann. IAAL: Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyright Law after Napster.
Complaint in RIAA v. Peng.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sega v. Accolade, 1992.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sony v. Connectix, 2000.
Relevant portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Universal v. Corley, 2001.
District Court ruling in Lexmark v. Static Control
Lawrence Lessig. What Things Regulate Speech
6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in U.S. v. Thomas, 1996 (abridged). In reading, skip sections II.A and II.B.
Supreme Court decision in Reno v. ACLU, 1997 (abridged).
District Court decision in Mainstream Loudoun v. Board of Trustees of the Loudoun County Library, 1998 (abridged).