Category Archive: Government Relations News

February 11: The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance

February 11 marks an opportunity to participate in a major initiative to pass reforms to our surveillance laws. As part of The Day We Fight Back, you can contact members of your congressional delegation to urge them to vote …

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2014/02/11/february-11-the-day-we-fight-back-against-mass-surveillance/

Shareholders Strike Back on Privacy

 

As public concern over federal government surveillance of online activity grows, a new wrinkle has been introduced. Shareholders in large communications companies are attempting to force those companies to disclose data about how often they share user data with …

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2013/12/12/shareholders-strike-back-on-privacy-2/

New Congressional Bill Confronts Open-ended Government Surveillance

The government finally confirmed, after years of denials, that it was collecting our phone records in bulk. But we are told by the President and various spokespersons that since there are very strict rules in place on the uses …

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2013/11/05/new-congressional-bill-confronts-open-ended-government-surveillance/

100th Anniversary of The“Constitution Annotated” Brings New App for Access

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The United States has the world’s oldest constitution, written over 225 years ago.  For 100 years , the publication “The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation”, has provided  analysis  by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) …

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2013/10/01/100th-anniversary-of-theconstitution-annotated-brings-new-app-for-access/

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