Monthly Archives: February 2014

The police and photography

They will only learn when officers are fired and held individually liable for damages. Advertisements

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The government depriving you of your attorney

A recent Supreme Court case that is notable for two things.  One, the make up of the justices in the majority and the minority in this 6-3 decision is unusual.  It shows that the “ideological” lines of the court aren’t … Continue reading

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The police state

With the advent of computers and the ability to capture and store and analyze massive amounts of data, the citizens of the US are presented with a government that has an increased ability to track them and know about their … Continue reading

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When will they learn

Almost everywhere it is legal to record the police going about their duties.  Yet, the police still harass citizens who do so.  The police never get fired.

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Stealing undeliverable mail

Story here.  I think the letter carrier would have a better shot if he had not pled guilty to theft charges.

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Kentucky’s special gun law

Kentucky has a statute that says employers have to allow employees to keep a gun in their car in the employer’s parking lot if they wish. There have been cases that have touched on the meaning and limits of this … Continue reading

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4th Amendment and metadata

A good discussion of why you have no expectation of privacy in the metadata contained in photos you post on the net.

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