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Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Oregon says the process surrounding the federal government's "no-fly list" is unconstitutional.

Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract Ideas

Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract IdeasThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that using a computer to implement an abstract idea does not make that invention eligible for a patent.

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal BenefitsThe Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will soon extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House plan that will be formally announced today.

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation Case

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation CaseIn a case over retaliation against a public employee who was fired after testifying about corruption, the Supreme Court says the man gave testimony as a concerned citizen and should not have been punished.

Court Overturns Sharing Of FISA Surveillance With Defense Lawyers

Court Overturns Sharing Of FISA Surveillance With Defense LawyersThe U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a landmark order that required the government to share secret intelligence with defense lawyers.

High Court Rules Some Kids Have To Restart Immigration Process At Age 21

High Court Rules Some Kids Have To Restart Immigration Process At Age 21Digging into the nitty gritty of immigration law, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that some immigrant children who turn 21 while their parent's immigration application is still pending have to go to the back of the line and start over.

A Sisyphean Task Begins As ‘Forget’ Requests Roll Into Google

A Sisyphean Task Begins As ‘Forget’ Requests Roll Into GoogleGoogle opened an online form this week allowing European users to request that information about their lives be deleted from the search engine.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban On Gay MarriageA federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, saying it violated the Constitution's Equal Protection clause.

Supreme Court Will Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

Supreme Court Will Hear TSA Whistleblower CaseThe Supreme Court has accepted a case pitting the Department of Homeland Security against a former air marshal, setting up a debate over the imperatives of government secrecy and the public's safety.

Google Must Delete Personal Data When Asked, European Court Says

Google Must Delete Personal Data When Asked, European Court SaysPeople have the right to have data about them deleted from online databases, the European Court of Justice says, in a ruling issued against Google on Tuesday.