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Treatise on sale through 4/14 at 11:59 pm PT

Treatise on sale through 4/14 at 11:59 pm PT here and enter LIB20 at checkout. Expires April 14, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. PT

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Twelve Angry Men first showed 60 years ago today

60 years ago today was the first screening of the classic Twelve Angry Men. Although only a little over a minute of the movie occurs while the judge instructs the jury, the rest occurs in the jury room, albeit about … Continue reading

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New law review article: A Tactical Fourth Amendment

A Tactical Fourth Amendment by Brandon L. Garrett & Seth W. Stoughton, Virginia Law Review, Vol. 103, 211, 2017 Abstract:

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Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska law enforcement report shows racial disparity in traffic stops

Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska law enforcement report shows racial disparity in traffic stops by Alia Conley: Nebraska law enforcement agencies continued to report racial disparities in traffic stops in 2016. In Douglas County, for example, black drivers accounted for 28.5 percent … Continue reading

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WaPo: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs

WaPo: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs by Sari Horwitz: When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, rave reviews came from across the political spectrum. … Continue reading

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New law review article: The Original Fourth Amendment

The Original Fourth Amendment, by Laura Donohue, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, 2016 Abstract:

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LATimes: Police arrests are plummeting across California, fueling alarm and questions

LATimes: Police arrests are plummeting across California, fueling alarm and questions by James Queally, Kate Mather and Cindy Chang:

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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Microsoft advances on challenge to search warrant gag orders

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Microsoft advances on challenge to search warrant gag orders by Selina MacLaren :

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Simple Justice blog: Kopf’s Top Ten Observations About Criminal Defense Lawyers

Kopf’s Top Ten Observations About Criminal Defense Lawyers by Richard G. Kopf, Senior United States District Judge (Nebraska): 10. Criminal defense lawyers are at great risk of becoming drunken bastards—the stress is beyond description. 9. Being a good criminal defense … Continue reading

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WaPo: The House just voted to wipe out the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections | Money more important than privacy

WaPo: The House just voted to wipe out the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections by Brian Fung: House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday, by a margin of 215-205, to repeal a set of landmark privacy protections for Web users, issuing a … Continue reading

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