The First Amendment issue here is, as the parties frame it, fairly narrow: is there a constitutionally protected right to videotape police carrying out their duties in public? Basic First Amendment principles, along with case law from this and other circuits, answer that question unambiguously in the affirmative.
Monday, August 29, 2011
First Circuit Court upholds right to video public police action
Posted by Ben Cunningham at 8:04 AM