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Secret Recording

The First Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of two civil rights activists in Boston, finding a state law criminalizing the “secret, nonconsensual audio recording of police officers discharging their official duties in public spaces” violates the First Amendment.

BOSTON — The First Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of two civil rights activists in Massachusetts, finding a state law criminalizing the “secret, nonconsensual audio recording of police officers discharging their official duties in public spaces” violates the First Amendment. 

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Law

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