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3rd District Rules You Have a Constitutional Right to Film Police

On July 7, a panel of judges for the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled – unanimously – that individuals have a First Amendment right to film police officers in their official capacity. The 3rd Circuit now stands alongside the 1st, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th Circuits in ruling as such. The decision stemmed from two cases out of Philadelphia. In one, a woman named Amanda Geraci tried to film police. They were arresting…
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