May 26, 2014
POLICE, INTERFERE AT YOUR PERIL: Federal appeals court reaffirms right to videorecord, including at traffic stops. This is the second time the 1st Circuit has denied qualified immunity to officers because the right to record is “clearly established.” That’s a big deal.
The courts need to understand, though, that it’s not just the First Amendment. There’s also a due process right to record the police.