ACLU Win Over Eavesdropping Law Escapes High Court Review

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 2:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court decision barring Illinois prosecutors from enforcing a state law that prohibits civilians from recording police officers as they perform official duties, declining to weigh a suit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.

The nation’s high court declined to hear Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez’s petition for writ of certiorari in the ACLU of Illinois' suit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s eavesdropping law. Alvarez sought to have the high court review...
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