Illinois Eavesdropping Law Finally Dead: State Attorney's Career also Likely Dead.Quicklink submitted by Darren Wolfe Permalink
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|After several years of arresting citizens for merely recording cops in public, the Illinois Eavesdropping Law is officially dead.
The official notice came Tuesday when a lower court judge granted a permanent injunction to the ACLU, allowing them to record cops in public without getting arrested, ending a two-year legal battle in which a stubborn state attorney did all she could to keep the law alive, a felony which could have sent citizens to prison for 15 years.
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