U.S. Supreme Court upholds temporary injunction against IL Eavesdropping Statute

Today, the United States Supreme Court rejected Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s request to overturn a Federal appeal court’s temporary injunction blocking her office from prosecuting individuals for video-recording police who are acting in their official duties.

The case will return to the Federal Court where the ACLU will ask that the temporary injunction be made permanent.  In the meantime, two Cook County judges and one Crawford County judge have also ruled that the law is unconstitutional.

Read more in the Chicago Tribune at:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-supreme-court-rejects-plea-to-prohibit-taping-of-police-20121126,0,686331.story

 

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