Judge rules eavesdropping law unconstitutional

A Cook County judge today ruled the state’s controversial eavesdropping law unconstitutional.

The law makes it a felony offence to make audio recordings of police officers without their consent even when they’re performing their public duties.

Judge Stanley Sacks, who is assigned to the Criminal Courts Building, found the eavesdropping law unconstitutional because it potentially criminalises wholly innocent conduct –via redwolf.newsvine.com

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