Course Materials

Course materials. Some may be password-protected.


  • List of previous research paper topics (this is just for ideas – you are not limited by or to this list)
  • Materials Challenge
  • Law Enforcement Inquiry
  • Copyright Takedown Request
  • Town Forum on Filtering Funding (best with 10-15 participants)
  • Workshops (for in-class or take-home)
    • Analyze a statute
    • Draft a public statement about censorship
    • Draft a materials challenge policy
    • Draft a Public Records Act (or state FOIA) request


Discussion Questions, Study Materials, Notes

Bibliography of Readings

  • Censorship & First Amendment
  • Privacy: Fourth Amendment, FIPPs, Mass Surveillance
  • Access: Net Neutrality, Economic Issues, Copyright, Government Information