The Legal Geeks
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The Legal Geeks are proud to be attorneys and geeks. Please enjoy our podcasts exploring legal issues Sci Fi, comic books, and pop culture, from Star Wars to Captain America and all things geek. Our podcasts are not legal advice and for entertainment only.
Most Recent Episode
Facial Recognition Apps and Wrongful Imprisonment in Power Man and Iron Fist
7 days ago
Christine Peek, Esq., joined Josh Gilliland to discuss the legal issues in Marvel’s Power Man and Iron Fist comic. In the story, the character Alex Wilder created a facial recognition app named Agnitus that is connected to police databases, which can create criminal records, falsify existing records, and issue arrest warrants. Christine and Josh dive into the legality of the vigilante group “Preemptive Strike” are using app to capture people and turn them over to the police. Christine discussed the issues with altering criminal records and how she would defend the fictional characters wrongly imprisoned with an arraignment for over a month. This podcast was recorded at Illusive Comics in Santa Clara, California. Music by Jordan Sledge.