For students

1.26 Use of Personal Electronic Devices During Class

The use of personal electronic devices (e.g., laptops, Blackberries, iPhones, iPads, and other such devices) in Law School classrooms must be consistent with Law School and University policies and are restricted to activities that further the educational mission of the class in session (e.g., taking notes or using electronic resources as instructed by the professor).

Use of electronic resources for other purposes (e.g., playing games, surfing the Internet, reading and sending email, watching DVDs, etc.) is forbidden and may result in disciplinary action.

The instructor may take appropriate steps to address such situations when they arise in the classroom. These may include reducing the student’s grade or denying the student credit for the class. The Law School expects each student to advance the educational mission of the Law School and to comply with this standard.