Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Slashdot Deals: Prep for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Save 95% on the CompTIA IT Certification Bundle ×
Government

Submission + - Obama Administration supports journalist arrested after recording cops->

SplatMan_DK writes: Ars Technica reports that the Obama Administration has filed a brief in support of a Maryland photojournalist who says he was arrested and beaten after he took photographs of the police arresting two other men. The brief by the Justice Department argues that the US Constitution protects the right to photograph the actions of police officers in public places and prohibits police officers from arresting journalists for exercising those rights.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Obama Administration supports journalist arrested after recording cops

Comments Filter:

What is now proved was once only imagin'd. -- William Blake

Working...