Monday, May 14, 2012
Court of Appeals Agrees Citizens Can Videotape Police in Illinois
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has tossed out Illinois' controversial eavesdropping law, which restricts citizens from videotaping police officers performing their public duties in a public place. Read the details here: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/ill._eavesdropping_law_cant_be_used_to_stop_public_recordings_of_cops_7th_c/. A complete copy of the ruling can be downloaded from the ACLU web site: http://www.aclu-il.org/victory-for-first-amendment-right-to-audio-record-police/.