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Privacy Law: Home


Privacy Law encompasses many areas of law, from health law to cybersecurity.  This guide focuses on information privacy.  Use the tabs across the top of the page or the Table of Contents box to the left to access the rest of the guide's contents, including helpful resources for the study of privacy law.

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US Privacy Laws

Because privacy law transcends so many different areas of law, there are any number of federal laws that could be listed here.  Instead, this guide provides links to articles and organizations that have already compiled lists of major federal and state privacy laws.  You can access these laws by using the resources listed on the Databases and Government Resources pages of this guide.

Foreign and International Privacy Law

The web pages listed here describe a number of international and foreign laws concerning privacy.