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Episode 4: Public and government use of drones

Tyler Black Sean McGowan Mike Deutsch August 6, 2019


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Sean McGowan, Tyler Black, Mike Deutsch

In this episode of Three Lawyers and a Drone, we discuss the controversial topic of drone usage by law enforcement. As aerial technology evolves, drones offer numerous uses to law enforcement and governmental entities  — they also raise numerous questions.

In this episode, we cover:

  • Recent examples of local law enforcement using drones for search and rescue operations and disaster response
  • Issues related to law enforcement using drones for surveillance and crowd monitoring
  • Do drones risk violating Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable searches and seizure?
  • Evolving standards for privacy expectations as drone ownership and usage expands

Read the full transcript here.

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