A new bill could end the protections of the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act for members of education institutions, including students.
Daryl Khan was arrested for filming in a New York City courthouse in June, and a judge recently dismissed the charges against the journalist.
Evidence seized in an unlawful newsroom search led police to discover pot in a professor's home. But the illegally obtained evidence can't be used at the professor's drug trial.
In a 9-0 ruling that will reverberate in the nation's schoolhouses, the Supreme Court decided Wednesday that police can't automatically search the contents of a motorist's cellphone just because they arrest him.
A high school student is caught sending a text message during class, in violation of school rules. The teacher confiscates his phone.
It's happening at schools across the country: A student is caught misusing a cellphone on campus, and administrators seize the phone and look at everything inside of it.It happened last week at an upstate New York high school, where a 14-year-old boy and his girlfriend are now under criminal investigation after a school principal discovered "inappropriate" photos of the girl while searching the boy's cellphone.Is this legal?