Science & Technology Law

Government Law

Towns and cities can ban fracking in their borders, New York high court rules

Kennedy on Tech

Preparing for the ‘Internet of things’

Criminal Justice

Feds tell local law enforcement to remain silent about cellphone surveillance

Health Law

Suit seeks USDA action on antibiotic-resistant salmonella in meat

Copyright Law

Oracle wins copyright ruling in battle over Google’s Android software

Science & Technology Law

Scientists create microbe with expanded DNA code, raising questions about regulation

Criminal Justice

DNA evidence leads to charges in 2009 rape and murder of 12-year-old girl

Evidence

Tech giants refuse to keep government requests for data secret

Communications Law

Attempt to stop drivers from talking on cellphones could cost this commuter a $48K penalty

Science & Technology Law

Judge orders release of Illinois inmate in ‘shaken baby’ death

Education Law

Climate scientist’s emails are shielded from disclosure, Virginia Supreme Court says

Trials & Litigation

Delaware Chancery Court uses little-known power, issues arrest warrant for party in corporate case

National Pulse

Google Glass is already causing legal experts to see problems

Supreme Court Report

Low-tech high court to weigh police search of smartphones

Science & Technology Law

Three-parent in vitro mulled by FDA panel; critics fear possibility of ‘designer babies’

National Pulse

Generic drugs leave a bad taste for patients filing tort suits

Aviation & Space Law

Suit says NASA was ‘recklessly negligent and bizarre’ for failing to investigate Mars rock

Internet Law

FCC lacked authority to impose ‘Net neutrality’ on broadband carriers, federal appeals court rules

Obiter Dicta

Google Glass brings out the technophobes—and the lawyers

Cybersecurity

Proposed law in California would mandate smartphone ‘kill switch’