Tag Archives: 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has ruled as constitutional a law giving telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the government with its email and telephone eavesdropping program. Thursday’s unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. ...

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Justices seem troubled by breadth of warrant in domestic violence case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court grappled Monday with whether qualified immunity protects police who conduct a search based on a facially valid warrant that is later invalidated because it was overbroad and misstated pertinent information. At stake is Augusta Millender’s ...

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