“Judge rules eavesdropping law unconstitutional” @ Chicago Tribune

Posted on March 2, 2012

Jason Meisner — March 2, 2012: “A Cook County judge today ruled the state’s controversial eavesdropping law unconstitutional.

The law makes it a felony offense to make audio recordings of police officers without their consent even when they’re performing their public duties.

Judge Stanley Sacks, who is assigned to the Criminal Courts Building, found the eavesdropping law unconstitutional because it potentially criminalizes ‘wholly innocent conduct.’……………………..”

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