Analysis: you can record cops, even in privateLegal experts argue restrictions on recording cops violate due process clause.
by Timothy B. Lee
Jun. 20, 2012
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In the past year, two different appeals courts have ruled that recording the actions of police officers in public places is protected by the First Amendment. A new legal analysis argues that the right to record the actions of law enforcement is also protected by the Constitution's due process clause. This right can apply even in non-public settings.