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Oregon Victim Must Allow In Camera Inspection of Computer by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson The Oregon Court of Appeals held that an alleged rape victim was required to turn over her computer for in camera inspection of her internet searches. That is, a criminal defendant's right to access "important ...
Exonerated Ohio Prisoner’s Claim for Improperly Released Medical Record to Proceed by An Ohio Court of Appeals held a trial court improperly granted summary judgment to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) in a lawsuit claiming invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The suit was ...
Video Visitation Companies Try to Stop In-Person Visitation at Texas Jails by Matthew Clarke In one of the latest attempts to squeeze money out of those least able to afford it, companies that specialize in providing phone and video visitation services to prisoners in Texas jails on a local monopolistic ...
Brief • September 9, 2016
Gilman v. Ramsey County, MN, Motion, Privacy Public Records Disclosure, 2009 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA THIRD DIVISION __________________________________________________________________ Elizabeth Raasch-Gilman, Case No. 09 CV 594 ADM/JJG Plaintiff, PLAINTIFF’S MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO REMAND FOR LACK OF SUBJECT MATTER Ramsey County, JURISDICTION, TO CERTIFY ...
Article • September 2, 2016 • from PLN September, 2016
Securus Settles Lawsuit Alleging Improper Recording of Privileged Prisoner Calls by by Jordan Smith, The Intercept Attorneys and advocates for people incarcerated in local jails in Austin, Texas have settled a federal lawsuit against telecommunications company Securus Technologies, with an agreement ostensibly designed to ensure that privileged legal communications between defense ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System, CA State Auditor, 2015 August 2016 The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals’ Privacy Rights Report 2015-130 COMMITMENT INTEGRITY LEADERSHIP The first five copies of each California State Auditor report are ...
Article • May 15, 2013
9th Circuit Reverses District Court Dismissal of FISA and ECPA Complaints by Derek Gilna In a case by private citizens seeking judicial redress for injuries stemming from the government's interception of domestic telephone and internet communications, the 9th Circuit has reversed a district court dismissal of lead plaintiff Carolyn Jewel's ...
Article • April 15, 2013
Supermax Prisoner Denied FOIA and Privacy Requests by 10th Circuit by Derek Gilna Mark Jordan, a prisoner at the United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility (ADX), in Florence, Colorado, has been denied relief under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. Section 552, and the Privacy Act (PA), 5 ...
Article • May 15, 2012
Army Scientist Paid $5.8 Million to Settle Anthrax Accusations Defamation Suit by In 2002, then-Attorney General John Ashcroft called Army scientist Steven Hatfill a "person of interest" in a deadly 2001 anthrax mailing case. Six years later, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) paid Hatfill $5.8 million to settle ...
BOP Staff at FMC Lexington Recover Monetary Damages and Attorney Fees for Privacy Act Violations by Derek Gilna In a lengthy decision, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that approximately 100 employees of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) could recover damages under the Federal Tort Claims Act ...
Article • November 15, 2011
D.C. Appeals Court Dismisses Prisoners' Privacy Claims in Photograph Retention Suit by Derek Gilna Derek Gilna The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia turned aside an appeal by Keith Maydak, Ambrose Mitchell, Paul Lee, and Gregory Smith, who were federal prisoners, alleging violations by the Bureau of ...
Article • September 15, 2011
Prisoners Must Resort to Habeas First before Settling Relief under the Privacy Act when Attacking a Prison Disciplinary Conviction that Involves the Loss of Good Time by Federal prisoners may not seek monetary damages via the Privacy Act when the requested relief, if granted, would necessarily imply the invalidity of ...
Article • August 15, 2008
Attorney Fees Recoverable in Privacy Act Cases With No Actual Damages by On January 24, 2006, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a plaintiff who prevailed in an action seeking damages under the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. § 522a(b), but did not prove any actual damages, could nonetheless ...
Article • January 15, 2008
Prisoner Cannot Sue BOP Under Privacy Act by Gabriel Scaff-Martinez, a federal prisoner, filed suit against the United States Bureau of Prisons (BOP) pursuant to the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552a(d), (e)(5) and (g), alleging that the BOP had failed to maintain accurate records, expunge false information from his ...
Article • July 15, 2007 • from PLN July, 2007
BOP Settles “Terrorism” Classification Privacy Act Suit for $3,000 by BOP Settles "Terrorism" Classification Privacy Act Suit for $3,000 Plaintiff William Francis fought for more than 12 years to have what he claimed was erroneous information linking him to "terrorism" removed from his prison file. His persistence ultimately paid off. ...
Article • May 15, 2007
IFRP Exempt from Privacy Act by The Inmate Financial Responsibility Program allows prisoners privileges such as working in UNICOR (prison industries) if they commit to a schedule for paying their court fees, restitution orders, etc. The plaintiff was put in "refuse" status essentially for spending his money down so he ...
Article • May 15, 2007
Eleventh Circuit Defines Privacy Act Elements by The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has defined the requirements for stating a Privacy Act claim, and reversed the dismissal of the complaint. Federal prisoner Angelo Perry filed a complaint against the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for willfully and intentionally transferring [him] pursuant ...
Article • March 15, 2006 • from PLN March, 2006
BOP Secret Squirrel Photo File" Suit Remanded by BOP Secret Squirrel Photo File" Suit Remanded The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has reinstated a prisoner lawsuit under the federal Privacy Act (Act) at 5 U.S.C. § 552a, et seq. The District Court for the District of Columbia ...
Article • June 15, 2004 • from PLN June, 2004
Actual Damages Required to Maintain Suit Under Federal Privacy Act by Actual Damages Required to Maintain Suit Under Federal Privacy Act The United States Supreme Court recently held that a showing of actual damages is required in order to maintain a civil action brought under the Privacy Act of 1974. ...
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