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- Courts consider whether Transportation Security Administration officers are immune from civil suits, and legislatures tackle data breaches and privacy.

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- Courts consider whether the FTC can sue a hotel chain for inadequate information security and whether a whistleblower can collect twice on similar information. Australian legislators define privacy, and U.S. legislators address government surveillance.

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U.S. Judicial Decisions and Federal Legislation

- Courts consider the use of drones to target terrorists and the applicability of workers’ compensation to undocumented workers.

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- Courts consider whether a data broker is liable for a privacy breach, Congress tackles chemical safety, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases its annual enforcement and litigation report.

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- Court rulings on negligence and pregnancy discrimination are discussed. Also, Missouri requires schools to report threats, while Wisconsin intoduces a bill to protect student information.

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- Court rulings on social media and the demotion of an untruthful federal employee are discussed. Also, California strengthens its data breach law, while Massachusetts introduces a bill to crack down on workplace bullying.

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- A New York court has ruled that a parolee can sue a company that furnished an erroneous drug test, and Congress tackles issues of sexual orientation discrimination and passenger screening equipment.

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- Courts issue two decisions that address retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act, and Congress takes up bills on school security, security clearances, and border security.

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- Federal appeals courts have issued rulings on whistleblowers and border security searches, and lawmakers are considering bills on economic espionage, cybersecurity, and safety of embassy personnel.  

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- A federal appeals court has ruled that border agents must establish reasonable suspicion before conducting a forensic search of electronic devices seized at border crossings.
 




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