Rights

Court Approves Google’s Privacy Settlement

Court Approves Google’s Privacy Settlement

Federal judge approves FTC’s action over Google’s Safari practices.

Marijuana in Colorado: Legalized but Regulated

Marijuana in Colorado: Legalized but Regulated

Colorado will need to regulate the market for a federally-banned drug.

CFPB Examines Obstacles to Repayment of Private Student Loans

CFPB Examines Obstacles to Repayment of Private Student Loans

Report finds similarity between complaints by student borrowers and mortgagors.

Protecting Privacy in DNA Sequencing

Protecting Privacy in DNA Sequencing

President’s Bioethics Commission recommends self-regulation and government oversight.

California Bans Homosexual Reparative Therapy for Minors

California Bans Homosexual Reparative Therapy for Minors

California becomes first state to outlaw gay conversion therapy for children.

DHS to Offer Deportation Guidance on Same-Sex Couples

DHS to Offer Deportation Guidance on Same-Sex Couples

Discretionary relief from deportation for same-sex partners.

California Adopts “Homeowners Bill of Rights” to Combat Foreclosures

California Adopts “Homeowners Bill of Rights” to Combat Foreclosures

The Golden State joins other jurisdictions in adopting reforms to lower foreclosure rates.

Senate Bills Aim to Help Graduates in STEM Fields Get Green Cards

Senate Bills Aim to Help Graduates in STEM Fields Get Green Cards

Supporters of Senate Bills on STEM say US needs skilled immigrants.

Justice Department Attempts to Close Prisons’ Revolving Door

Justice Department Attempts to Close Prisons’ Revolving Door

The Department of Justice hopes to reduce crime by easing the path to reentry.

Justice Roberts’s Opinion on Health Care Reform

Justice Roberts’s Opinion on Health Care Reform

We excerpt key portions of Chief Justice Roberts’s opinion.

Justice Department Announces Rules to Stop Prison Rape

Justice Department Announces Rules to Stop Prison Rape

Rules aim to eliminate sexual assault through a comprehensive regulatory scheme.

USDA Guidance Calls for Greater Attention to Multilingual Services

USDA Guidance Calls for Greater Attention to Multilingual Services

USDA-funded organizations need to plan for individuals with limited English proficiency.