Articles Tagged with Tape-recording

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We are a country of federal, state, and local laws (and international treaties, for that matter). So when someone asks, “What’s the Law On …,” law librarians and lawyers need to show laypeople how to Find the Law(s).

NPR has done that for you with Body Cam Laws (but, note that laws change so you will need to update this research each time you need accurate data.)

“Piecing Together America’s Patchwork Quilt Of Body Cam Laws,” posted 2/25/16, at NPR’s All Tech Considered.

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Second only to the “can I leave my kids home alone?” types of questions are the “can I tape record a conversation?” types of questions.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has a few more things to say about this subject. You can start with this Oregonian article:
If an Oregon police officer is recording your traffic stop, it’s legal to make your own recording of the encounter,” by Aimee Green, The Oregonian, Monday, October 31, 2011, updated Tuesday, November 01, 2011