Status on Illinois law prohibiting citizens from recording police

March 22, 2012 | By | Reply More

Illinois Republicans voted down a bill that would have allowed people to record public police activities in Illinois. What are they afraid of?

The good news:

Even without the legislation, however, the law’s days might be numbered. Two judges, one in Cook County and the other in Crawford County, have declared it unconstitutional in recent months.

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Category: Media Blackouts, Videotaping law enforcement

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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