Privacy Law

Civil Rights

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for hair pat-downs at airports

Privacy law

Private texts transferred to workers’ corporate iPads led to wrongful firing, suit claims

Consumer Law

Privacy advocates criticize new ‘Hello Barbie’ doll with wi-fi microphone

U.S. Supreme Court

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issue

Health Law

Nurse who got Ebola from first US patient sues hospital, says privacy was violated

Internet Law

Revenge-porn website operator wants his own photos taken down, blasts media ‘shame narratives’

Privacy law

Tea Party Alliance and ACLU back Minnesota amendment to protect email from warrantless searches

Cybersecurity

Be careful what you say when your smart TV is on, Samsung warns customers

Privacy Law

Trial lawyers group is sued for alleged junk-fax violation; US Chamber calls attention to suit

Trials & Litigation

6th Circuit upholds $3.5M judgment against former assistant AG for stalking gay college student

National Pulse

How should states regulate drones and aerial surveillance?

Privacy Law

How do you really feel? Feds apparently want to know

Attorney General

Amid criticism of Eric Holder, attorney general nominee promises to ‘be Loretta Lynch’

Media & Communications Law

2nd Circuit nixes libel suit over ‘scarlet letter’ news stories that survived expunged arrest record

Privacy Law

Secret DEA program tracks vehicle movement throughout the US

Privacy Law

Should Google stop pointing out police cars to users of popular Waze traffic app?

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Privacy Law

Woman who sued US over imposter Facebook page gets $134K settlement

Privacy Law

Feds use radar that can detect movement in homes; appeals court raises privacy concerns

Privacy Law

Judge tosses ‘inventive’ suit seeking EPA phone records from NSA, threatens footnote limits