The U.S. Supreme Court says federal law provides only for monetary damages after the government violates a person?s medical privacy.
Here, for example, is Justice Kagan dissenting in the Supreme Court case Town of Greece v. Galloway: A person goes to court, to the polls, to a naturalization ceremony — and a government official or his hand-picked minister asks her... Read Post
The Supreme Court was unsympathetic to the plight of pilot Stanmore C. Cooper who sued the government for disclosing his H.I.V. status. Read Post
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a pilot from San Francisco, whose status as HIV-infected was disclosed by one federal agency to another one in violation of a privacy law, cannot sue for damages ... Read Post