Today I asked to file an amicus brief in Energy Transfer v. Unicorn Riot at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. After a judge rejected the Dakota Access Pipeline owner’s subpoena for @UnicornRiot's unpublished journalistic material, the pipeline company is appealing, making this a big press freedom case.
Dispatch tells Minnesota cop there’s no dogs available, so he lets a driver go. Then cop learns there *is* a dog, catches up to driver, “continues” first stop. Dog alerts; 76 grams meth.
Judge: This is fine. 11 years prison.
Court of Appeals: Nope. Reversed. https://mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/Appellate/Court%20of%20Appeals/Standard%20opinions/OPa220459-022723.pdf
The amusing CrimeWatchMpls copyright lawsuit has been resolved by agreement of the parties.
Some more photos from Minnesota’s Sax-Zim Bog from yesterday.
Here are the two tweets about @ADSBexchange which Twitter forced me to delete as violating their rules by “posting private information.”
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