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Saturday, February 8, 2020

“10 tips for making travel easier: Maximize your waking hours at home, and minimize your waking hours on the road.” Josh Blackman — who certainly does his fair share of traveling — has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Next up on my agenda is launching a new blog inspired by “The Points Guy,” “One Mile at a Time,” and “View from the Wing” for lawyers seeking to maximize their points and mileage earnings from credit cards and traveling.

Posted at 1:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ex-Philadelphia cop freed after years without charges in child porn probe”: Jeremy Roebuck of The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article that begins, “A former Philadelphia police sergeant has been released after spending nearly five years in federal detention for failing to unlock encrypted hard drives on which investigators believed he was storing child pornography. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled 2-1 Thursday that federal law allows the government to hold someone for no longer than 18 months for civil contempt.”

My earlier coverage of Thursday’s Third Circuit ruling can be accessed here.

Posted at 1:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“Florida Voted to Give 1.4 Million Felons the Right to Vote. It Hasn’t Gone Smoothly. Primary registration deadline looms in critical swing state.” Arian Campo-Flores and Jon Kamp of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman