Privacy Law

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


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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

Privacy Law

DOJ admits misstatement in challenge to secret record requests; one isn’t the lowliest number

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS overturns ‘perplexing’ appellate decision, rules for cop asserting warrant exception

Criminal Justice

GPS device placed by car dealership led to suspect in woman’s abduction

Privacy Law

Lawyer for Jameis Winston tweets accuser’s name; could he be held liable?

Privacy Law

Appeals court hears challenge to NSA’s bulk collection of phone records; a ‘peculiar’ claim?

Health Law

Terminally ill Brittany Maynard ends her life; her act may influence right-to-die debate

Health Law

Girl barred from school over Ebola fears is back in class, and lawsuit is settled

Law Practice

Security Test: Innovative lab checks digital products for privacy risks

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case

Privacy Law

Snail-mail monitoring expands; lawyers complain of privilege violations, lack of oversight