Upon successful completion of this course, students will have an enhanced knowledge of the impact that emerging technologies and social media platforms are having on the legal system, substantive areas of law, and the legal profession. Students will gain knowledge of how social media is affecting fundamental notions of jurisdiction, jurisprudence and substantive areas of law including family, criminal, tort, employment, securities, intellectual property, defamation, estate planning/probate, and constitutional law. In this course, the students will examine the various rules that businesses, schools, colleges, employers, states, and the federal government must be aware of when dealing with social media in corporate, government, and academic settings. Considering the novelty of the field of social media, the students will also entertain the most recent judicial opinions and Court decisions, as well.
Corequisite: ENC 1101.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.