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CITIZENS POLICING THE POLICE: AN EVALUATION OF CITIZENS RECORDING POLICE OFFICER AND WIRETAPPING LAWS

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2013
Abstract/Description:
The focus of this thesis is to explore the legality, the issues, and the remedy to a controversial statute in the State of Illinois. This thesis will explain how the First Amendment relates to the Illinois statute and its desire of a citizen is right to report information that is not being granted. Moreover, this paper will further go into a recent legislative bill to amend the Illinois statute, its failure, the media surrounding the issue, and the consequences of amending or not amending the statute. It will further review state law in regard to citizens recording police officers, and explain how some states deal with the statute.
Title: CITIZENS POLICING THE POLICE: AN EVALUATION OF CITIZENS RECORDING POLICE OFFICER AND WIRETAPPING LAWS.
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Name(s): Coelho, Thiago, Author
Bast, Carol, Committee Chair
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2013
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The focus of this thesis is to explore the legality, the issues, and the remedy to a controversial statute in the State of Illinois. This thesis will explain how the First Amendment relates to the Illinois statute and its desire of a citizen is right to report information that is not being granted. Moreover, this paper will further go into a recent legislative bill to amend the Illinois statute, its failure, the media surrounding the issue, and the consequences of amending or not amending the statute. It will further review state law in regard to citizens recording police officers, and explain how some states deal with the statute.
Identifier: CFH0004435 (IID), ucf:45127 (fedora)
Note(s): 2013-05-01
B.S.
Health and Public Affairs, Dept. of Legal Studies
Bachelors
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Subject(s): CITIZENS POLICING THE POLICE: AN EVALUATION OF CITIZENS RECORDING POLICE OFFICER AND WIRETAPPING LAWS
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFH0004435
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Host Institution: UCF

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