Podcast #57: Apple vs. the FBI, with Megan Zavieh

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Megan Zavieh explains what’s at stake in the FBI’s quest to force Apple to build a backdoor to the iPhone. But first, a good story about social media and the law.

50 Cent Will Have to Explain His Buckets of Cash to His Bankruptcy Judge

We realize this isn’t strictly relevant to solo and small-firm law practice, but here’s what you don’t want to see your client posting on Instagram while his bankruptcy case is pending:

Buckets of Love 😏💰no big deal this short paper. Lol #FRIGO #SMSAUDIO

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After posting a few of those, the judge called Mr. Cent back to court to explain himself.

Apple vs. the FBI, with Megan Zavieh

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Ethics lawyer Megan Zavieh made no bones about it, lawyers should support Apple in its fight against the FBI.

Well, now the pleadings are in, but the court has yet to decide. While we wait, Megan breaks down the case and what it means for ordinary Americans, including lawyers and their clients.

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