"Statutes and Court Cases: Introduction" - Kathleen K. Olson - Radio Television Digital News Association

"Statutes and Court Cases: Introduction" - Kathleen K. Olson - Radio Television Digital News Association

by: Kathleen K. Olson | publication date: January 1, 1998 | Publication: Radio Television Digital News Association |

"The body of law that governs eavesdropping, recording, and the use of hidden cameras is complex. In addition to federal law, nearly every state has its own statute, each with case law that interprets the statue in slightly different ways.

Kathleen K. Olson highlights certain court cases that concern the complexity of undercover reporting and the use of hidden cameras across the country.

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