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Linn Freedman is a partner with Robinson & Cole LLP in Providence, and an adjunct professor of law at RWU Law. She practices in data privacy and security law, cybersecurity, and complex litigation. She is a member of Robinson & Cole's Business Litigation Group and chairs its Data Privacy...

Linn F. Freedman's Archive for August 2016

Posted by Linn Freedman
08/23/2016 at 02:53 PM
I have the privilege of teaching the Privacy Law class at RWU Law. It is a required course for the school's Joint Masters in Cybersecurity/Juris Doctor program, which is, to my knowledge, the only joint program offered by a university and law school in the U.S. A recent statistic states that only about 25% of law schools in the country offer a Privacy Law class, let alone any substantive classes in cybersecurity. Based upon my practice and experience, such offerings should be a high priority for educators from grade school through advanced degree programs. Why? Because based on several...