Short Circuit 299 | The Gambler

We’re joined by Mike Greenberg of IJ, who flies in via drone. Or, rather, two drone cases. First Mike tells us of his recent argument at the Michigan Supreme Court in a Fourth Amendment matter that we first talked about on Short Circuit way back on Episode 167. Then he relates a recent Fifth Circuit ruling about a Texas law allegedly protecting Texans’ privacy. Maybe it does, maybe it does, but the our panel isn’t entirely impressed with how the Fifth Circuit’s panel dismissed a First Amendment challenge. Then a man walks in and puts his chips on the table. Actually, that’s IJ’s Jared McClain who antes-up with a story about a gambler who didn’t follow Kenny Roger’s advice. And then had his iCloud account seized by the cops. Was it a constitutional violation? For him it turns out it doesn’t matter as the dealin’s done.

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National Press Photographers v. McCraw

U.S. v. McCall

Michigan Drone Surveillance case

Short Circuit 167 (1st MI Drones episode)

The Gambler

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