Doe v. Luzerne County, et al.,

Brief Of Amicus Curiae Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) In Support Of Appellant And Urging Reversal


EPIC Champions Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy Before Third Circuit

EPIC has filed an amicus brief in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a Jane Doe police deputy, who is suing to recover monetary damages for privacy violations. A coworker captured semi-nude video footage without her consent during a mandatory decontamination shower at a local hospital. The footage was uploaded onto a government computer. EPIC argued in support of Doe that the case implicates "freedom, intimacy, autonomy, and human dignity," and urged the Federal appeals court to hold that the Sheriff's Department violated the Constitutional right to informational privacy. EPIC has filed similar briefs in other cases, including NASA v. Nelson, decided by the Supreme Court earlier this year.

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Reference Info:Appellate Brief | Federal, 3rd Circuit | United States

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