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Chicago: Cook County judge rules Illinois eavesdropping law unconstitutional

Ahead of the G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago in May, a county judge found that the state’s eavesdropping law was unconstitutional.

The law makes it a felony to record any conversation without the consent of all parties and carries a penalty  of up to 15 years in prison if a police officer is recorded without his or her knowledge. -db

From the Chicago Tribune, March 3, 2012, by Jason Meisner.

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