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Bulletin Summer 2015: Volume 20, No.3

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“Right to Be Forgotten” Continues to Develop in the Year Following European High Court Decision

U.S. Supreme Court Accepts Review of Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.

Two Years After Snowden Revelations, National Security Surveillance Issues Still Loom

Major Data Breaches for Government, Private Companies Create Problems in 2015

Minnesota Court of Appeals Declares Criminal Defamation Statute Unconstitutional

Supreme Court Throws Out Convictions for Violent Facebook Postings, Citing Intent

Obama Administration’s Handling of Freedom of Information Act Requests Under Fire

D.C. Circuit Clarifies Key Fee Waiver Provisions of FOIA

Updates to State Laws Create Challenges, New Benefits for News Organizations

Journalists Abroad Face Uncertain Legal Challenges; U.S. Television News Reporters Slain During Live

Update: Tech Companies, Law Enforcement Continue to Battle Over Strong Encryption for Mobile Devices

Update: Rolling Stone Continues to Face Backlash for Campus Rape Story

30th Annual Silha Lecture to Feature New York Times Investigative Reporter James Risen and Attorney Joel Kurtzberg