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US Court Says There’s a Clear Constitutional Right To Openly Record Police

Posted: August 27th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Bipolar Blond Momentum, Blip, Favorite New Thought . . ., Kiss My . . ., M.Aaron.Silverman, Ramble, Socially Engineered, That Human Condition, They Said What | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on US Court Says There’s a Clear Constitutional Right To Openly Record Police

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A Boston lawyer – Simon Glik– is suing the city and police officers who arrested him for using his cell phone to record what he described as a rough arrest. Glick suspects that the police who arrested him wanted more to protect themselves from a possible misconduct complaint than to enforce the state’s privacy laws. The charges against Glik were thrown out of court. However,  Glik sued for violations of his civil rights. The First Circuit ruled today that the officers are not protected by qualified immunity :: Read the full article »»»»