1119 ABA Journal Privacy Law articles.
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Wednesday that an employee can’t sue for invasion of privacy when an employer uses the “direct observation method” to collect a urine sample for drug testing.
Aug 27, 2020 10:02 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against a grand juror who wanted to correct the record after a prosecutor discussed evidence in the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aug 19, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the Macy’s department store chain violates Illinois law when it identifies customers recorded on its surveillance cameras by using facial recognition software.
Aug 12, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
Federal judges should not have to live in fear, U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey said in a video statement Monday.
Aug 3, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
The federal government is opposing a Texas immigration lawyer’s request for an injunction to prevent warrantless border searches of his electronic devices.
Jul 28, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down an exception to a federal ban on robocalls because it impermissibly favors one type of speech over others.
Jul 6, 2020 12:32 PM CDT
Oklahoma’s top court refuses to block Trump rally
The Oklahoma Supreme Court refused to block a campaign rally Friday for President Donald Trump that is scheduled for Saturday in Tulsa,…
Jun 19, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
AG Barr says ‘witches’ brew’ of extremist groups caused violence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said at a press conference Thursday that many African Americans lack confidence in the American…
Jun 4, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
Nearly 300 federal lawsuits filed in the months of March and April stem from the COVID-19 pandemic, a number that is likely to continue to expand.
May 28, 2020 2:57 PM CDT
Devices designed to measure a person’s temperature from afar have been touted as a way to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. But the claims may be unrealistic, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.
May 20, 2020 1:01 PM CDT
AG Barr should resign, say former DOJ officials
U.S. Attorney General William Barr should resign, according to an open letter signed by more than 2,100 former Justice Department officials. The…
May 12, 2020 3:35 PM CDT
Contract-tracing apps have been proposed as one of the tools to help combat the spread of COVID-19. But some are concerned the apps could violate privacy rights and civil liberties; criminals and foreign adversaries could use them to harvest data; and the technology might linger long after the pandemic is over.
Apr 23, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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