New York police disciplinary records were a black box, until the state changed the law. Then the union sued to keep the lid on—but lost. We speak to Tiffany Wright of the Howard University Civil Rights Clinic, who argued the case at the Second Circuit on behalf of the reforms. Also, did you know the government can search your smartphone with absolutely no suspicion when you cross the border? That’s what the First Circuit says, at least. Adam Shelton breaks down this alarming ruling, which we’ll all want to keep in mind when leaving the country becomes a thing again.

Transcript: https://ij.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/short-circuit-164.pdf
Uniformed Fire Officers Association v. De Blasio, https://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/81f5056a-e0f0-4128-9e1d-99a2c60ac224/1/doc/20-2789_so.pdf#xml=https://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/81f5056a-e0f0-4128-9e1d-99a2c60ac224/1/hilite/
Alasaad v. Mayorkas, http://media.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/20-1077P-01A.pdf
Tiffany Wright, https://www.orrick.com/en/People/2/6/8/Tiffany-Wright
Adam Shelton, https://ij.org/staff/adam-shelton/
Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/

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