The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Google Inc. (GOOG), leaving the company to face lawsuits accusing it of violating a federal wiretapping law by secretly collecting personal data while developing its Street View maps.
'Head-on challenges to forced union dues are going to be coming,' says right-to-work leader.
Mitt Romney said it, and on Monday the Supreme Court upheld it: Corporations are people, my friend.
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover a union's costs of collective bargaining.
So, in the East German sense of the expression, those of us who have driver's licenses have "volunteered" to be stopped, interrogated, searched, and surrender bodily samples at the whim of a DUI enforcement officer.
She claims it made her anxious to the point of disability
If one thing was clear from decisions handed down this week, it's that SCOTUS is clueless on technology
When the Breathalyzer 5000 was accepted as proof of drunk driving, it became a fixture of the law. There aren't many bank robbers, but there are a ton of drunk drivers. We know because the box says so.
And defendants who have the misfortune to enter Judge Michael Fields' courtroom will make decisions that will fundamentally alter their lives without the benefit of counsel, and some of those other technicalities the Constitution requires.
The family of a homeless camper fatally shot by Albuquerque police in a shooting that generated national outcry and protests throughout the city, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday and is seeking to force the department to make dramatic reforms.
"I've got probable cause to search the vehicle without her permission or not"
You don't need a special license to be a tour guide in Washington.
Jordan Klaffer, who was ordered to take down police officer's name and picture from Internet, gets apology and payment of damages and attorney fees
$300,000 damages award against KlearGear, the company that billed customers for $3,500 because they posted a negative review
Does the law allow that? And should it?
FOR years, particularly after the 2000 election, talk about the Supreme Court has centered on its bitter 5-to-4 divisions.
A military judge isn't backing down from his order to the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details of the accused USS Cole bomber's odyssey through the CIA's secret prisons, but may let prosecutors shield the identities of some agents, accordi
On the day of Gelfgatt's arrest, after being informed of his right to remain silent, he told the authorities that he was able to decrypt his computers but would not do so.
Scalia was insistent that the court should have gone further
Spike Lee has been sued by an elderly couple in Florida, whose address he incorrectly identified as the home of Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman, according to court documents obtained by the Smoking Gun.
Court of appeals rules Big Apple residents can buy big sugary beverages.
Families of 19 firefighter killed in wildfire are among 160 plaintiffs suing the state for damages estimated in the millions
Employers will have to think twice about offering company stock as a retirement option after the U.S. Supreme Court removed a key protection against lawsuits that claim it was imprudent to let employees hold the shares in individual retirement accoun
Major ruling updates privacy laws for 21st century
The police and other government agents can probe, poke, pinch, taser, search, seize, strip and generally manhandle anyone they see fit in almost any circumstance, all with the general blessing of the courts.
The U.S. government's no-fly list banning people accused of links to terrorism from commercial flights violates their constitutional rights because it gives them no meaningful way to contest that decision, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
The IRS will pay the National Organization for Marriage $50,000 to settle a lawsuit over claims the agency improperly disclosed confidential tax information, according to a consent judgment released this week.
Decision limits government powers to search seized computer data carte blanche.
Court declines to stop software patents altogether.
federal judge has affirmed the legality of the U.S. government's bulk phone and email data collection of foreign nationals living outside the country — as well as contact with U.S. citizens — in denying a man's motion to dismiss his terrorism convic