Science & Technology Law

National Pulse

Police face constitutional challenges for using cellphone tracking devices to locate suspects

Product Liability

If a self-driving car equipped with an AI-driven conscience gets in an accident, who’s liable?

Features

Contentious battles between couples over frozen embryos raise legal and ethical dilemmas

Copyright Law

Google wins copyright battle over its use of Java software code in Android

Law Firms

Silicon Valley powerhouse Fenwick & West to open office in Big Apple

Internet Law

Mozilla loses bid to learn about government hack in child-porn investigation

Criminal Justice

Ex-cop is jailed until he reveals computer passwords; appeal claims Fifth Amendment violation

Law in Popular Culture

Law prof ponders: If a highly advanced robot kills, is it murder or product liability?

Privacy Law

Microsoft sues over law used to keep government access of customer emails a secret

Opening Statements

Synthetic DNA may help reduce fraud in the art community

10 Questions

This Chicago lawyer is working in the tech sector after 5 years as a stay-at-home mom

Constitutional Law

DOJ says it unlocked iPhone of San Bernardino shooter, seeks to vacate order requiring Apple’s help

Copyright Law

Fastcase improperly used electronic files and data, Casemaker says in new copyright suit salvo

Labor & Employment

County gave feds OK to unlock killer’s iPhone, but it never installed feature allowing remote access

Science & Technology Law

Apple opposes judge’s order to unlock killer’s iPhone, says FBI is misusing the All Writs Act

ABA Midyear Meeting

Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating them

Law Firms

13-attorney Sidley Austin office acquires enough office space for 60 lawyers

Terrorism

White House asks tech companies for help with online counterterrorism measures

Startup Practice

New York’s attorney general and law clinics aid entrepreneurs

Patent Law

Patent holders rush to beat new pleading standards; record number of suits filed Monday