What’s in the News

  • Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was convicted of all charges against him relating to his use of a webcam to spy on his roommate. The charges included invasion of privacy and bias intimidation.  [N. Y. Times]
  • The Eleventh Circuit has found that being forced to decrypt an encrypted hard drive would constitute self-incrimination under the Fifth Amendment. [Volokh Conspiracy]
  • U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was formally charged with 22 counts, including “aiding the enemy,” for allegedly releasing classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks. [National Post]