NEWS & ANALYSIS
Dec 21, 2009 -The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case brought by police officers who claim that their employers illegally read their private text messages.
Dec 18, 2009 -A federal appeals court has ruled that a U.S. citizen who was wrongly accused and held for two weeks under suspicion of terrorism may not pursue his lawsuit against the government.
Dec 02, 2009 -Join editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with staff editors and security practitioners about issues covered in this month's magazine, including the problems encountered when someone decides to commit "suicide by cop" and how stores are using technology to fight loss from internal and external theft.
Nov 13, 2009 -The Department of Justice will announce today the prosecution of the self-described mastermind of the 9-11 attacks, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, and four co-conspirators in federal court in New York City, reports The New York Times.
Nov 04, 2009 -Dogs, especially their noses, have been an important law enforcement tool for ages, whether its scent tracking or sniffing out drugs or explosives. But one use has come under harsh criticism recently: the dog-scent lineup, reports The New York Times.
Oct 05, 2009 -Layoffs may be contributing to a surge in retaliation claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Sep 15, 2009 -A long range acoustic device, used to fend off Somali pirates, radical environmentalists, and Iraqi insurgents by their adversaries, was deployed by police recently at local political events in California, reports San Diego-based East County Magazine.
Aug 21, 2009 -They say there's nothing certain in life but death and taxes. Still, when it comes to prosecuting a criminal case or defending against it, it seemed that DNA evidence was hard to challenge. Now, a team of Israeli researchers shows why we can't be so certain of that either.
Aug 17, 2009 -The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General handle dinvestigations into seven alleged of civil rights violations in federal prisons during the first half of the year, six of them involving Muslim inmates, according to a new report.
Jul 14, 2009 -A federal judge yesterday said that a new law to protect businesses from animal rights extremists "may be legally vulnerable," during a hearing for the first four defendants charged with breaking the law, reports The Mercury News.