December 23, 2015

Short Circuit 036 (12/23/15)

Ride-sharing in the sky, the taxman cometh for legal marijuana businesses, and child-protective services takes a medical-marijuana patient’s son. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? […]

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December 18, 2015

Short Circuit 035 (12/18/15)

Docs v Glocks III, cold Indiana beer, and a stop prolonged without reasonable suspicion. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Docs v […]

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December 11, 2015

Short Circuit 034 (12/11/15)

Drug doggie, suspicionless drug testing of college students, and adult advertisements. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Drug dog: Drug testing: […]

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December 04, 2015

Short Circuit 033 (12/4/15)

Illegal incense, hydroelectric power, and your right to an attorney in a civil case. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Incense: […]

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November 20, 2015

Short Circuit 032 (11/20/15)

Louisiana school choice, an anticompetitive grocer, and a reversed false-statement conviction. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Louisiana school choice: Grocery […]

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November 13, 2015

Short Circuit 031 (11/13/15)

Credit-card surcharges, forced sterilization, prosecutor misconduct, and the IRS’ tax-prep certification program Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Credit-card surcharges: Forced […]

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November 06, 2015

Short Circuit 030 (11/6/15)

Abdication on NSA surveillance; engagement (this time around) on offensive speech; and an outrageous case of police misconduct. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? […]

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October 30, 2015

Short Circuit 029 (10/30/15)

Connecticut and New York’s assault-weapons bans, mumbling in a high-crime area, and an appalling guilty plea. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: […]

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October 22, 2015

Short Circuit 028 (10/23/15)

The NYPD’s not-so-secret surveillance of Muslim-Americans, a hold on the new Clean Water Rule, and specious reasoning in a civil forfeiture case. Use iTunes? […]

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October 08, 2015

Short Circuit 027 (10/9/15)

Goodyear discovery abuse, Posner on weeds, and a fishy fishing case. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Goodyear: Constitutional weeds: […]

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October 02, 2015

Short Circuit 026 (10/2/15)

Occupational speech, credit card fees, Seattle’s minimum wage, and a vexatious search. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Kentucky speech: Credit […]

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September 25, 2015

Short Circuit 025 (9/25/15)

Knives, guns, and hunch-based searches that turn up guns. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Gravity knives: Slouching in a high-crime […]

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September 18, 2015

Short Circuit 024 (9/18/15)

An infamous criminal “gang”; a drunken bike ride with a painful ending; suicide by cop; and juvenile strip searches. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? […]

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September 11, 2015

Short Circuit 023 (9/10/15)

Warrantless cell phone tracking, baseless business harassment, and some winners go to jail. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Winner of drug-sniffing […]

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September 04, 2015

Short Circuit 022 (9/4/15)

Conflict minerals, the FTC’s cybersecurity crackdown, and a reckless SWAT raid. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Conflict minerals:$file/13-5252-1568402.pdf FTC cybersecurity: […]

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August 28, 2015

Short Circuit 021 (8/28/15)

A judge Googles outside of the record, legalized sports gambling in New Jersey goes boink, and prosecutorial misconduct at the DOJ. Use iTunes? Use […]

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August 21, 2015

Short Circuit 020 (8/21/15)

The right to marry an inmate, free speech at the Iowa State Fair, police abuse in Chicago, and a sarcastic public defender winds up in […]

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August 14, 2015

Short Circuit 019 (8/14/15)

Probable-cause-creating dogs, Docs vs. Glocks Part Deux, and a whole mess of engaged judging. Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? Newsletter: Drug dog: […]

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July 24, 2015

Short Circuit 018 (7/24/15)

A teeth-whitening opinion that’s nothing to smile about, a pair of Fourth Amendment cases, and a corrupt former governor of Illinois. Use iTunes? Use […]

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July 17, 2015

Short Circuit 017 (7/17/15)

Seizing a baby without a warrant, a doctrine most dormant, and the gun rights of U.S. citizens living abroad Use iTunes? Use Android (RSS)? […]

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July 10, 2015

Short Circuit 016 (7/10/15)

Indefensible government litigation tactics; cruel and unusually hot prison cells; and a primer on the Fourth Amendment. Use iTunes? Use Android(RSS)? Dept of […]

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July 02, 2015

Short Circuit 015 (7/4/15)

Judicial engagement at the Supreme Court; a pair of Sixth Amendment cases from the federal circuits; and a huge victory for economic liberty in the […]

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June 26, 2015

Short Circuit 014 (6/26/15)

Did a federal court just put a nail in the coffin of the Guantanamo Bay military commissions? We sit down with special guest Steve Vladeck, […]

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June 12, 2015

Short Circuit 013 (6/12/15)

Police try to kick a skeptical judge off a case; a federal agent tries to take a shortcut past the Fourth Amendment; and a major […]

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June 04, 2015

Short Circuit 012 (6/5/15)

A holding-cell beatdown; an epic zoning battle in Chicago; and whether judges should ever criticize prosecutors. Holding-cell beatdown: Zoning battle: Judges and prosecutors: […]

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May 29, 2015

Short Circuit 011 (5/29/15)

The resume that sent a man back to prison; an ostrich causes reversible error; and a “patently offensive” license plate. Resume: Ostrich: License […]

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May 22, 2015

Short Circuit 010 (5/22/15)

The case of the disappearing marijuana, an EPA maneuver to evade judicial review, and a burglary-for-hire gone wrong. Marijuana: EPA:$file/13-5290-1552699.pdf Burglary:

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May 01, 2015

Short Circuit 009 (5/1/15)

Courts require evidence to ban speech but not guns, and a tragedy at the border goes en banc. Speech: Guns: Border tragedy:

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April 24, 2015

Short Circuit 008 (4/24/15)

Pimps, pirate treasure, and police on pistol patrol. Pimps: Pirate treasure: Police patrolling for pistols in the Nation’s capital:$file/13-3102-1548318.pdf Subscribe at

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April 09, 2015

Short Circuit 007 (4/9/15)

When cops don’t know the law, a heartbreaking deportation case, and charity donation bins … that speak! Cops: Deportation: Charity bins: Subscribe […]

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