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Judges Propose Changes To Warrant Requirements For TOR/Encryption


Last year at the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Judges proposed changes to warrant requirements in the United States, specifically as it relates to concealment of online activity. a magistrate judge ...

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Publius & Brutus: The Gun Debate

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  In the wake of the horrific tragedy of the Newtown shootings, President Obama is set to unveil new firearm control tomorrow. Firearms evoke a wide rage of opinions from people. Many people favor stricter regulations on the availability of ...

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Secrets Are the Epitome of Cool

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  Last Thursday, federal prosecutors charged two former stockbrokers (and recent law grads), Thomas Conradt of Denver and David Weishaus of Baltimore, with running an insider trading scheme. The nitty gritty of the details can be found in the complaint here. ...

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SOPA? CISPA? Whatever. The government’s long term strategy is NSTIC.

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Show Notes: National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace The US Government’s plans for your anonymity and identity online. I’ll leave you with this video presentation of the NSTIC (which oddly feels as though it was prepared by Aperture Laboratories):  

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GPS, Drones, and Your Coming Complete Lack of Privacy in Public


Show Notes: https://www.eff.org/sites/default/files/filenode/scotusjones.pdf – US v. Jones Holding Tom Goldstein, Reactions to Jones v. United States: The government fared much better than everyone realizes, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 23, 2012, 4:07 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/01/reactions-to-jones-v-united-states-the-government-fared-much-better-than-everyone-realizes/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katz_v._United_States – No right to privacy in public http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_v._Riley ...

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Magna Carta Day

Via the Legal Writing Prof Blog: Although calendars have changed over time, the date on which King John signed Magna Carta was June 15, 1215. So today we can celebrate its 796th anniversary! In the history of legal writing, Magna Carta is, as ...

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Pay Your Student Loans – Or Else

So I guess the Department of Education has their own SWAT Teams now? They can issue their own search warrants and subpoenas? The U.S. Department of Education issued the search and called in S.W.A.T for his wife’s defaulted student loans. ...

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