Cameras are everywhere in this wondrous age of digital technology. In the United States, police have been trialling the use of of body cameras to film interactions with the pubic. Legally though, can you film police in public? Can police film *you* in public? Can police film you without your consent?
Wall Street Journal: NYPD Prepares to Expand Body Camera Use
LA Times: L.A.’s effort to equip officers with body cameras stalls
What’s the value of a lotto ticket? If someone takes your lotto ticket and then your lucky numbers come up, who’s entitled to the money? The law, of course, is never straight forward. David and Ron discuss a civil matter which is currently playing out in the Supreme Court.
And in an effort to curb adverse effects from “party drugs”, there’s been a significant push recently to introduce pill testing at dance parties. Victoria Police says no. But in reality, do police use discretion when it comes to drug prosecutions at these venues?