Privacy Law

Internet Law

Backpage wins dismissal of suit over escort ads said to facilitate child sex trafficking

Privacy Law

House passes bill to end NSA’s bulk collection of data; critics say it doesn’t go far enough

Privacy Law

Sales exec claims she was fired for removing app that allowed boss to track her 24/7

Privacy Law

Laptop seized at border isn’t like a handbag, judge says; evidence from warrantless search is tossed

Trials & Litigation

Judge dismisses Nebraska woman’s lawsuit against ‘all homosexuals’ on behalf of God, Jesus Christ

Criminal Justice

California man gets jail time for failing to disclose HIV status

Trials & Litigation

Criminal record expunged? That doesn’t mean it’s not available on private sector databases

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit rules NSA phone surveillance program is not authorized by Patriot Act

Privacy Law

Cops’ use of cellphone location records didn’t violate Fourth Amendment, en banc court says

Privacy Law

Bill advances that would expand government surveillance powers in France

Privacy Law

Proposed legislation would allow companies to keep some data breaches secret

Privacy Law

Justice Department to review federal use of stingray devices

Privacy Law

Should cops’ body cam footage be made public? Lawmakers and police chiefs consider the issues

Law Firms

Legal invoices in inmate suits are exempt from open records law, California court says

U.S. Supreme Court

Was chief justice’s vote in dog-sniff case due to ‘Ferguson effect’?

Privacy Law

Stingray device evidence allowed in murder case; police skipped request for court order

U.S. Supreme Court

Prolonging a traffic stop for drug-dog sniff may violate Fourth Amendment, Supreme Court says

Privacy Law

8th grader charged with cybercrime says he only intended to annoy his teacher

Privacy Law

Artist who photographed neighbors with zoom lens isn’t liable for privacy invasion, court says

Corporate Law

AT&T to pay record $25M to settle with FCC over privacy breach at call centers