Jul 212019
 
 July 21, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform has published “Ill-Suited: Private Rights of Action and Privacy Claims,” a white paper authored by Hogan Lovells’ Mark W. Brennan, Alicia Paller, Melissa Bianchi, Adam Cooke, and Joseph Cavanaugh explaining why private litigation is a poor enforcement tool for privacy laws. [Read More…]

Jul 212019
 
 July 21, 2019  Posted by  Business, Court, Online, U.S.

Scott Greenfield writes: The LA Times calls it “unprecedented,” which may be true in the sense that it’s never happened before. But the notion that corporations aren’t above the law isn’t entirely novel, and even the behemoths, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (“FIT”), must comply with a California state court order [Read More…]

Jul 192019
 
 July 19, 2019  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Canadian Press reports: An Alberta judge has found parts of the province’s Mental Health Act unconstitutional after it was used to hold a man against his will for nine months and treat him with psychiatric drugs. “(The man) suffered multiple breaches of his fundamental rights to life, liberty and security,” [Read More…]