The Criminal Docket

This soon-to-be-released, 2012 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary about the so-called “War on Drugs” will be specially screened on November 1 at NACDL’s 5th Annual Defending the Drug Case seminar at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas. This week, we caught up with criminal defense attorney, former public defender, journalist, and Emmy-nominated director and producer David Kuhn at Charlotte Street Films. He is leading the outreach program to deploy Eugene Jarecki’s “The House I Live In” for social reform and will be presenting the film to attendees at NACDL’s Defending the Drug Case seminar. Learn more about NACDL. Steven Logan, production supervisor. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. Running time: 13m 44s.

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This week is the second in a two-part series covering the two dog sniff cases out of Florida being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on October 31. Today, we sit down with Wilmer Hale partner Danielle Spinelli, an NACDL member and principal author of NACDL’s joint amicus briefs in both Florida v. Jardines and Florida v. Harris. We also speak with Dr. Lawrence Myers, a leading dog sniff expert who teaches at Auburn University. Finally, we hear from NACDL’s National Security and Fourth Amendment Counsel Mason Clutter about the wider implications of the Harris case. Learn more about NACDL. Steven Logan, production supervisor. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. Running time: 21m 23s.

Direct download: CriminalDocketEpisode022.mp3
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This week is the first in a two-part series covering the two dog sniff cases out of Florida being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on October 31. Today, we sit down with Wilmer Hale partner Danielle Spinelli, an NACDL member and principal author of NACDL’s joint amicus briefs in both Florida v. Jardines and Florida v. Harris. Danielle talks to us about the case of Florida v. Jardines, a casein which the Florida Supreme Court below held that a narcotics detection dog sniff of a house is a search under the Fourth Amendment for which probable cause is required. Learn more about NACDL. Steven Logan, production supervisor. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. Running time: 21m 50s.

Direct download: CriminalDocketEpisode021.mp3
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