Court Rules You Can Keep Using Your SmartPhone to Record Police Abuses

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Abby Zimet

The Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of an Illinois law that prohibited people from recording police officers actions, agreeing with the ACLU that the law "restricts far more speech than necessary to protect legitimate privacy interests.” CopWatch, in New York and elsewhere, explains why it matters.

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