informationliberation
The news you're not supposed to know...




An Introduction to Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand Everything
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
(more)
Article posted Jan 15 2013, 10:05 AM Category: Resistance Source: Courthouse News Service Print

Recording Cops Is No Longer Illegal in Illinois

By JOSEPH CELENTINO

CHICAGO (CN) - Illinois has finally abandoned a controversial eavesdropping law that made it a felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison, to record law-enforcement officers while they were on duty.

The law, originally passed in 1961, criminalizes the nonconsensual recording of most oral communication without the consent of all parties. It permits the taking of photos, notes and silent video of a conversation. Subsequent amendments carved out immunity for law-enforcement officers and for audio recordings related to news reporting, but enhanced the punishments for private citizens who record of police officers.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit in August 2010, citing concerns that its members would face prosecution while carrying out the organization's "police accountability program." This program involves recording officers who are performing their duties in public places, with special attention given to recording political protests and demonstrations.

Full Article





Latest Resistance
- Snowden: 'If I End Up In Chains In Guantanamo I Can Live With That'
- The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
- Georgia Deputy Surprises Us All By Respecting Constitution
- Bill Maher & Iraq Vet Accuse Glenn Greenwald Of Helpin' The Terrorists
- Lynne and Dick Cheney Confronted on Torture Program
- Glenn Greenwald "Of All The People I Know The One That Is Most At Peace & Happiest Is Edward Snowden"
- Thug Sucker-Punches Convenience Store Owner, Proceeds To Get His A** Beat
- Armed good Samaritan comes to the aid of purse-snatching victim









No Comments Posted Add Comment


Add Comment
Name
Comment

* No HTML


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below
 


PLEASE NOTE
Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.


FAIR USE NOTICE
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy



Advanced Search
Username:

Password:

Remember Me
Forgot Password?
Register

Iowa Cop Accidentally Discharges Gun after Pursuing Man Experiencing Medical Condition - 07/30Houston Cop Forces Family to Leave Blind Chihuahua at Roadside to Die in Traffic Stop - 07/30The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and Anal Cavity Searches in New Mexico - 07/30Mom Arrested For Allowing Her 7-Yr-Old Son To Go To Nearby Park Alone - 07/30Albuquerque Police Department Considers Scrapping MRAP Armored Vehicle - 07/30"Do You Have It Up Your Ass?": Drug Warriors in New Mexico Go Too Far - 07/30SWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong Home - 07/25Man Asks Cop For Help To Find Missing Girlfriend, Cop Beats Him With A Baton - 07/29

Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-ThirdsCop Who Karate Chopped NY Judge In Throat Gets Off Scot-FreeFlorida Cop Smashes Compliant Woman's Face Into Car -- "Maybe Now You Can Understand Simple Instructions"VIDEO: Lapel Cam Reveals A Day In The Life Of A U.S. Police Officer (Tasing, Beating, Breaking & Entering, Stomping On Heads... and Laughing About It)Caught On Tape: Officer Sucker Punches Inmate In Face, Files Report Claiming 'Self Defense'Insult Person On Twitter, Go To JailSWAT Team Brings TV Crew To Film Raid Against Threatening Internet Critic -- Raids Innocent Grandma InsteadCop Karate Chops NY Judge In The Throat
(more)

 
Top