A Challenge to Maryland's Wiretap Law

A Challenge to Maryland's Wiretap Law

Earlier this year, Anthony Graber was charged with violating Maryland's wiretap law for videotaping a traffic stop. Yesterday, a Harford County judge dismissed the charges, ruling that police officers do not have an expectation of privacy...

Earlier this year, Anthony Graber was charged with violating Maryland's wiretap law for videotaping a traffic stop. Yesterday, a Harford County judge dismissed the charges, ruling that police officers do not have an expectation of privacy on the job. We'll learn more about the ruling and its likely impact on Maryland's notoriously strict wiretapping laws.

Guests

David Rocah

Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland

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Graber's Video

Anthony Graber's video of a plainclothes Maryland state trooper pulling him over that resulted in the felony charges against him that were dismissed earlier this week:

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