IL Supreme Court Strikes Down Eavesdropping Law

The Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state’s strict eavesdropping law that made audio recording anyone in public illegal without consent. The court ruled that the law "criminalizes a wide range of innocent conduct." We have analysis from Harvey Grossman, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.


Read the court's opinion here and watch Paris Schutz's 2011 Chicago Tonight story on the Eavesdropping Law below.