NYCLU Settlement Ends Restriction on Photography Outside Federal Courthouses (nyclu.org)
The federal government today recognized the public’s right to take photographs and record videos in public spaces outside federal courthouses throughout the nation in settling a New York Civil Liberties lawsuit. The settlement comes after the NYCLU sued the federal government in April on behalf of a Libertarian activist who was unlawfully arrested by federal officers after exercising his First Amendment right to record digital video outside of a federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan.
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