Sources: YouTube, Photography is Not a Crime
quote: While the incident ended in vindication for the accused, other similar encounters across the country ended with little reprieve for the arrested videotaper. That's because some jurisidictions have banned citizens from recording local cops. The fight to overturn these verdicts may have been given a helping hand by the U.S. Attorney General, who penned a fiery response arguing that such arrests were unconstitutional. U.S. Circuit Appeals courts have ruled such taping to be well within a citizen's rights.