Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 16, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week some highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include stories about a Twitter parody account and a lawsuit alleging the University

News in Brief: Indiana’s ACLU seeks to stop ‘ballot selfie’ ban

Sep 29, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

An Indiana law prohibiting voters from taking ballot photographs — so-called ballot selfies — is unconstitutional, according to a federal lawsuit the

Brady Center blamed for $200K legal fee ruling against Aurora victim’s parents

Jun 26, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

From Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet: A Colorado federal judge and an attorney for a website that equipped movie theater mass shooter James

TransUnion appeals online contract ruling to 7th Circuit

Jun 25, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

From Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet: TransUnion Corp. is appealing an Illinois federal judge’s decision to allow a proposed class action to proceed

Preparing for a data breach: Data security regulations and best practices

May 28, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Patricia Bailin and Arielle Brown of the International Association of Privacy Professionals say companies need to realize that sooner or later, they will be hacked.

Parents lost daughter to mass shooter, now owe $220,000 to his suppliers

Apr 21, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

The mother and stepfather of a 24-year-old woman killed in a Colorado movie theater mass shooting not only can’t sue the websites where gunman James Holmes bought his ammunition and equipment, but now they may owe two of the businesses more than $220,000 in legal costs.

News in Brief: Home-sharing website challenges San Francisco rental law

Nov 21, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

A Texas-based home-sharing website has sued the city and county of San Francisco in California federal court to overturn an ordinance prohibiting

News in Brief: Accused ‘Silk Road’ founder loses bid to drop charges

Nov 12, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Ross W. Ulbricht, the purported creator and administrator of the defunct underground website Silk Road, must face charges for narcotics trafficking and

News in Brief: Neiman Marcus defeats privacy suit in Illinois

Oct 28, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Neiman Marcus customers who said a 2013 data breach at the high-end department store chain increased their risk of identity theft and

News in Brief: Hollywood asks FAA to OK drones

Jun 19, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Seven companies that specialize in aerial footage for television and motion picture companies have asked the Federal Aviation Administration for approval to

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