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Privacy | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

In Roe, the Supreme Court used the right to privacy, as derived from the Fourteenth Amendment, to extend the right of privacy to encompass a woman's right to have an abortion: "This right of privacy . . . founded in the Fourteenth Amendment's concept of personal liberty and restrictions upon state action . . . is broad enough to encompass a ....

right to privacy | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

Definition from Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary 1) The right not to have one's personal matters disclosed or publicized; the right to be left alone. 2) The right against undue government intrusion into fundamental personal issues and decisions..

Patent | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

The applicant may either appeal the Board's decision to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit under 35 U.S.C. ? 141, or pursue a civil action to obtain patent under 35 U.S.C. ? 145 by filing against the Director in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia..

insider trading | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

Congress has criminalized these insiders' use of non-public information under the theory that the use fraudulently violates a fiduciary duty with which the company has charged the insider. Courts impose liability for insider trading with Rule 10b-5 under the classical theory of insider trading and, since U.S. v. O'Hagan, 521 U.S. 642 (1997 ....

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An unreasonable search and seizure is a search and seizure executed 1) without a legal search warrant signed by a judge or magistrate describing the place, person, or things to be searched or seized or 2) without probable cause to believe that certain person, specified place or automobile has criminal evidence or 3) extending the authorized scope of search and seizure..

search warrant | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

A search warrant is a warrant signed by a judge or magistrate authorizing a law enforcement officer to conduct a search on a certain person, a specified place, or an automobile for criminal evidence. A search warrant usually is the prerequisite of a search, which is designed to protect individuals' reasonable expectation of privacy against unreasonable governmental physical ....

Lawrence v. Texas | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute.

Overview. Lawrence v. Texas (2003) is a landmark case, in which the Supreme Court of the United States, in 6-3 decision, invalidated sodomy law across the United States, making same-sex sexual activity legal in every State and United States territory. The majority opinion in this case, written by justice Kennedy, overturned the previous ruling of the Supreme Court on the same issue in ....

26 U.S. Code ยง 121 - LII / Legal Information Institute.

Jan 01, 2009 . For purposes of this section, in the case of property the acquisition of which by the taxpayer resulted under section 1034 (as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this section) in the nonrecognition of any part of the gain realized on the sale or exchange of another residence, in determining the period for which the taxpayer has owned and used such ....