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PRIVACY ACT

The Privacy Act does not unequivocally authorize damages for mental or emotional distress and therefore, the Government has not waived sovereign immunity for such claims. See “Justices hold Privacy Act doesn’t cover mental, emotional damages.” U.S. Supreme Court. Federal Aviation ...

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PRIVACY ACT

Did a pilot who sued the government for mental anguish for disclosing information about his HIV status establish “actual damages” under the Privacy Act? See “Justices to rule in Privacy Act case” FAA v. Cooper, No. 10-1024. Certiorari granted June ...

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