Privacy Law

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

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California requiring paroled sex offenders to take lie-detector tests

First Amendment

Maryland county official recants threat to sue reporter for printing his name without his permission

Aviation & Space Law

Drone video posted on YouTube raises safety, privacy concerns for one Illinois town

Privacy Law

Looking for a promotion or a new job? Secret statistical programs could doom or aid your chances

Privacy Law

New laws are needed to protect people from webcam spying, report says

Media & Communications Law

Sony Pictures hires David Boies, who warns media to destroy documents leaked by hackers


Hackers who attacked Sony Pictures posted employee medical info online

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge says acquitted attorney can sue Above the Law for defamation, but not Gawker

Tort Law

Fired reporter can’t sue over bikini footage shot by rival station, appeals court rules


2014 Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

Court Security

Court worker files HIPAA suit, says she was searched daily after misconstrued remark

Privacy Law

Judge unseals cellphone surveillance orders; deputy DA has ‘fervent hope’ convictions will stand

Labor & Employment

Hospital chain says job applicants who test positive for ‘tobacco use’ won’t be hired

Privacy Law

Cellphone data is secretly tracked by US planes in search of criminal suspects