A nostalgic tale of judicial engagement where we examine whether recess is a crime and whether it’s fine for the government to follow your every move out on the water. First, Keith Neely of IJ joins us for the first time to discuss a Fourth Circuit opinion about a vague law that explicitly makes it illegal to be obnoxious. Then it’s his colleague Trace Mitchell’s turn with a Fifth Circuit tour of administrative law and the First Amendment. Keith also talks about the trivia test he had to take to become a circuit court clerk and how you pronounce “seconded.” (It’s not what you think. Unfortunately.) Plus, we close with a bit of rumination over “the youth of today” and how they can’t make obvious references to ‘60s sitcoms anymore.

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