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Legalities of Moving - Interview of Larry Bodine on WRAZ Fox 50
Analysis of Oral Arguments in the Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Newsbreak: Your Rights
Newsbreak: Sexual Predators on Facebook and More
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
Docs v. Glocks Ruling Lets Physicians Ask About Guns
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
Video: Know Your Rights as an Accused Noncitizen
Video: Packing Heat Part 2: Homicides Rise as Open Carry Spreads
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Facebook "Likes" Are Not Protected Speech Under the First Amendment—Morrison Foerster’s Debbie Rosenbaum
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
Closing arguments wrapped up on May 20 in Floyd v. City of New York, the first trial to spotlight New York City’s controversial “stop and frisk” law enforcement program, which plaintiffs say amounts to unconstitutional racial...more
The NLRB's controversial requirement that employers post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (as reported in our January and May 2012 FEBs) has been held unconstitutional by the...more
On Thursday, March 21, 2013, a motion hearing occurred regarding the four Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) officers who face charges of conducting illegal strip searches and illegal body cavity searches. During the hearing,...more
In 2008, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was amended, broadening the surveillance powers of the federal government with respect to communications outside of the United States. In Clapper v. Amnesty...more
Full text copy of Supreme Court's dismissal of lawsuit challenging federal wiretapping program.
On Tuesday, February 26, 2013, a divided Court dismissed a challenge to the FISA Amendments Act, which permits federal...more
The law of geolocational privacy continued to evolve in 2012 even though the Supreme Court sidestepped the issue in a potential landmark case.
Despite the lack of clarity from the Supreme Court, there will be more...more
A federal judge on Jan. 8 put a temporary halt to the New York City Police Department’s controversial “stop and frisk” program as it applies to visitors and residents of a group of residential buildings in the Bronx....more
A Texas state trooper is suspended with pay and will face a grand jury next month for conducting a body cavity search of two women on the side of a highway near Irving, Texas, in full view of passing traffic and a male...more
Mt. Pleasant v. Chimento Factual and Legal Summary:
Nathan Stallings leased a home in Mt. Pleasant where he lived with his fiancee and a roommate. He used an internet networking site to meet other poker players, and...more
Federal law enforcement officials have dramatically increased their monitoring of telephones and email and network data, the ACLU reported. The finding was based on responses by the Justice Department to Freedom of...more
Our reports on the oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's September term conclude with Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. In Hope Clinic, the Court confronts the question of whether the Illinois constitution offers...more
Our preview of the September term of the Illinois Supreme Court concludes with Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. Although Hope Clinic arises from a constitutional challenge to Illinois’ Parental Notice of Abortion Act, the...more
The paper is about a new stream called Gamification. Gamification has both risks & chances in its' concept for mankind. İt can be used to help you do daily jobs by having fun and on the other hand it can be used to...more
Police agencies across the country requested over 1.3 million cell phone records in 2011, according to data provided to Congress by mobile companies. What the police can and can’t ask for without a warrant is still an...more
EPIC submitted comments to Customs and Border Protection, a component of the Department of Homeland Security, urging the agency to suspend the Automated Targeting System. Although the System was initially created to screen...more
April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more
The government could be tracking your every move, and there’s little you can do to stop it – or even to find out who is watching – according to a recent investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Are New Jersey Employers Allowed to Ask for Access to a Job Applicant's Facebook Account?
A recent and disturbing trend is developing, as employers are increasingly demanding that job applicants provide their personal...more
In the case of Wyatt v. Kilgore Independent School District, a Fifth Circuit federal district court in Texas recently ruled that a student had a valid claim for violation of her due process right to privacy after school...more
The alleged strip search of an 85-year-old grandmother by a Transportation Security Administration officer has prompted the introduction of a bill to deprive TSA employees of their rank and uniform.
The elderly victim,...more
Today the Supreme Court "checks in" on police use of a technology that carries the gravest possible privacy consequences. While I doubt the Justices use Foursquare or any geolocation service to disclose their whereabouts,...more
By Krystina Steffen, staff In Good Practice writer – August 24, 2011
States have laws that must be applied when police search a car or a home, including obtaining a warrant to legally search these places. But with new...more
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Studio di D.Minussi...more
La prassi clinica e psichiatrica non può e non deve discostarsi da quelli che sono i fondamenti legali e disciplinari della relativa competenza specialistica....more
Quentin Bargate, Senior Partner and Head of Litigation at the City of London law firm Bargate Murray, comments on “Footballergate” the recent clash between the English Judiciary and Parliament, privacy incliding...more
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