Legal Update

Legal Update

Larry E. Holtz, Esq. A First Amendment Right to Record the Police   “Every Circuit Court of Appeals to address this issue . . . has held that there is a First Amendment right to record police activity in public.” With major advances in technology and the widespread ownership of smartphones, civilian recording of police officers has become common place. Recently, in Fields v. City of Philadelphia (3rd Cir. 2017), the Third Circuit joined a growing array of federal circuit…

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