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Roughly Speaking podcast: Your rights as a citizen in the surveillance state (episode 259)

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  • 1:35: Making her weekly appearance on the show, book critic Paula Gallagher recommends a food history of the American South, "The Potlikker Papers," by John T. Edge.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 12:18: The Fourth Amendment is facing a crisis, says University of Maryland law professor David Gray. The constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure is threatened by the advance of technology that empowers police and other government agencies to track our communications, our social contacts and financial transactions. In a new book, Gray explores the original meaning of the Fourth Amendment and how the courts, including the Supreme Court, will be challenged to secure its protections as government surveillance power grows. Gray is the author of, "The Fourth Amendment In An Age of Surveillance," from Cambridge University Press.  ➤Jump to this segment

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