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Family emergency took me away. New cases again tomorrow

As soon as I get back I have to prepare for a 5 pm hearing.

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Reuters: Law firm raids bode ill for lawyers and their clients – legal experts

Reuters: Law firm raids bode ill for lawyers and their clients – legal experts by Alison Frankel:

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Reason: Detroit to Pay $225000 After Cops Shoot Three Dogs in Marijuana Raid

Reason: Detroit to Pay $225000 After Cops Shoot Three Dogs in Marijuana Raid by C.J. Ciaramella The settlement is the latest big payout in a string of lawsuits over dog shootings by Detroit police.

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Tennessean: Opinion | Tennessee Supreme Court must resist chipping away at Fourth Amendment rights

Tennessean: Opinion | Tennessee Supreme Court must resist chipping away at Fourth Amendment rights by David L. Hudson:

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New Draft Article: “Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment”

New Draft Article: “Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment” by Orin Kerr on SSRN. The surprising uncertainty when the Fourth Amendment meets federalism. From Volokh Conspiracy:

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Trial the rest of week, so postings likely late

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Treatise 25% off through Friday midnight PT

Treatise 25% off through Friday midnight PT.

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Volokh Conspiracy: Final Pre-Argument Thoughts on the Microsoft Case

Volokh Conspiracy: Final Pre-Argument Thoughts on the Microsoft Case by Orin Kerr: Three thoughts about the briefing in the case ahead of Tuesday’s oral argument.

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15th anniversary of this blog; 257th anniversary of Otis’ argument in Paxton’s Case

Today is the 15th anniversary of this blog. Today is also the 257th anniversary of James Otis’ 1761 argument at the Boston Old State House against the writs of assistance in Paxton’s Case. Transcripts of the argument are here. (It … Continue reading

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Criminal defense lawyers as privacy advocates

Being a criminal defense lawyer is a great privilege and an opportunity. It was obvious to me early in law school 48 years ago that the law of American privacy is made by criminal defense lawyers raising and litigating issues. … Continue reading

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Above the Law: The Vanilla Ice Rule: “Anything less than the best is a felony.”

Above the Law: The Vanilla Ice Rule by Matthew W. Schmidt: Litigators must remember that “anything less than the best is a felony.”

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First rate appellate CLE in Arkansas 3/28-29, not just 8th Cir. focused

2018 Justice Donald L. Corbin Appellate Symposium, March 28-29th in Little Rock at Bowen School of Law. Lawyers in surrounding states, please take notice. Three judges from the 8th, one from the 6th, 9th, and 11th and a state or … Continue reading

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