Freeze Frame (Take 2)—Photographing Police Activity Constitutes Protected Speech under the First Amendment

08.08.17 LLM BLOG PIC

By: Lisanne L Mikula, Esquire Back in March 2016, I discussed a decision by a federal trial court in Philadelphia which held that a private citizen bystander does not have a First Amendment right to photograph or film police officers while those officers are engaged in law enforcement activities.    That decision was appealed to the United States […]

Breaking News – The Law Firm of DiOrio & Sereni, LLP Helps Law Enforcement Agent Maintain his Right to Public Hearing to Clear his Name and Protect his Reputation

Reputation Claim Against Kane to Proceed by Lizzy McLellan, from The Legal Inlelligencer August 20,2015 – While a Philadelphia judge has dismissed six counts of a defamation complaint against state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, one count, relating to the state constitutional right to reputation, has been allowed to proceed. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge […]

Breaking News – The Law Firm of DiOrio & Sereni, LLP – Claim Against Attorney General Kathleen Kane Requesting Public Name – Clearing Hearing May Proceed

Philadelphia, PA — On Monday, August 17th, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas issued a ruling that rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s attempt to deny Detective Claude Thomas’ request for a court-monitored public name-clearing hearing in his lawsuit against Kane. While the Court ruled that Ms. Kane may claim absolute immunity from personal liability for […]

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