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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://ij.org/about-us/shortcircuit/ Incense: https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/opinions/14/14-5147.pdf […]

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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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://ij.org/about-us/shortcircuit/ Louisiana school choice: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/14/14-31010-CV0.pdf?mc_cid=9fd4215587&mc_eid=6e8e76319f 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://ij.org/about-us/shortcircuit/ Credit-card surcharges: http://media.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/files/201414426.pdf?mc_cid=853f0652bb&mc_eid=6e8e76319f 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/shortcircuit/ […]

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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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 […]

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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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/shortcircuit Goodyear: http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2015/07/20/12-17718.pdf?mc_cid=566b313e6c&mc_eid=c3e0671ade Constitutional weeds: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D09-28/C:14-3678:J:Posner:aut:T:fnOp:N:1629733:S:0 […]

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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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/shortcircuit Kentucky speech: http://ij.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Memorandum-Opinion-Order-IJ072926xA6322.pdf 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/short-circuit Gravity knives: http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/93e5c2bd-9ffc-4d07-bcdc-638a09c8b1c5/2/doc/13-4840_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/93e5c2bd-9ffc-4d07-bcdc-638a09c8b1c5/2/hilite/ 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/short-circuit 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/short-circuit Conflict minerals: http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/7677C9E435244EC985257EA50054F3D4/$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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android (RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.rss Newsletter: http://www.ij.org/short-circuit 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 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? https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-circuit/id309062019 Use Android(RSS)? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:84493247/sounds.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: http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/d5100874-f164-4d40-89c2-a75e0befec9e/2/doc/14-2472_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/d5100874-f164-4d40-89c2-a75e0befec9e/2/hilite/ Zoning battle: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D06-01/C:13-3669:J:Cudahy:con:T:fnOp:N:1561456:S:0 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: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D05-21/C:14-1204:J:Ripple:aut:T:fnOp:N:1556299:S:0 Ostrich: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D05-26/C:13-2166:J:Posner:aut:T:fnOp:N:1557799:S:0 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: http://media.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/files/201412801.pdf EPA: http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/1570793BF8ECB93D85257E460050A96E/$file/13-5290-1552699.pdf Burglary: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/15a0093p-06.pdf

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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: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/15a0078p-06.pdf Guns: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D04-27/C:14-3091:J:Easterbrook:aut:T:fnOp:N:1541776:S:0 Border tragedy: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-50792-CV1.pdf

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April 24, 2015

Short Circuit 008 (4/24/15)

Pimps, pirate treasure, and police on pistol patrol. Pimps: http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2015/04/21/13-30223.pdf Pirate treasure: http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/124574p.pdf Police patrolling for pistols in the Nation’s capital: http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/3A4AECFC912850FA85257E2E00509DD3/$file/13-3102-1548318.pdf Subscribe at http://www.ij.org/short-circuit

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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: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/13/13-50745-CR0.pdf Deportation: media.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/13-1550P-01A.pdf Charity bins: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/15a0063p-06.pdf Subscribe […]

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April 06, 2015

Short Circuit 006 (4/3/15)

A veterinarian’s free speech rights, a prisoner’s cruel and unusual garb, and a farmer busted for swampbusting. Vet Speech: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/14/14-40403-CV0.pdf Prisoner: http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2015/D03-27/C:13-1769:J:PerCuriam:aut:T:fnOp:N:1524418:S:0 Swampbusting: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/15a0058p-06.pdf

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March 26, 2015

Short Circuit 005 (3/26/15)

A questionable murder conviction, $60,000 seized from a man never charged with a crime, and an immigrant who may face persecution if she’s deported.

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March 20, 2015

Short Circuit 004 (3/20/15)

A naughty beer label, censorship on city buses, and a heart-healthy butter substitute that isn’t. Subscribe today to receive Short Circuit, a weekly email roundup […]

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