(Amherst, MA) — Eighteen UMass police officers have sued the university over the use of surveillance equipment. The cops say video cameras at the campus police station have been recording their personal conversations without their consent. The cameras were installed in March 2011, but police say they weren’t informed of the cameras’ capabilities until nearly a year later. The suit charges a violation of the Massachusetts wiretap statute.
Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.
While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.
For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.