Privacy/Government Transparency

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on Facebook threats

  The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Elonis v. United States regarding whether threatening language posted on Facebook...

Court rejects early appeal of surveillance ruling

The Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency’s bulk...

Plaintiffs: No-fly list deprives due process right

Thirteen people say their placement on the no-fly list deprives them of their due process rights, while lawyers defending...

U.S. judge blocks warrantless searches of Oregon drug database

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that U.S. government attempts to gather information from an Oregon state database of...