There’s usually a gap between expressly permitted and expressly forbidden. And there’s an art to finding an appropriate balance between 1) pushing forward into desired space and 2) overstepping reasonable boundaries. Take a lesson from permission marketing concepts, and perhaps Bait Car: Officer: “Did anybody give you permission to drive or take this car?” Entrapped Criminal: “I gave myself permission.” Officer: “So you gave yourself permission to drive?” [Laughing.] Entrapped Criminal: “Basically” [Smiling.] *