Judge: Illinois eavesdropping law unc...

Judge: Illinois eavesdropping law unconstitutional

There are 8 comments on the Lincoln Daily News story from Mar 4, 2012, titled Judge: Illinois eavesdropping law unconstitutional. In it, Lincoln Daily News reports that:

An Illinois law against recording conversations was ruled unconstitutional Friday, the second time in the past year a judge has struck it down.

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Alfonso Amorro

Chicago, IL

#1 Mar 4, 2012
The Illinois Eavesdropping’s battle isn’t over yet. On March 15th, 2012, Melongo will argue her motion to dismiss. She recorded Pamela Taylor, a Cook County Court Manager, for an alleged tampered court transcript. She’s challenging this controversial law on First and Fourteenth Amendments grounds.
Melongo's motion : http://tinyurl.com/6nqv2se
State's response: http://tinyurl.com/73fwecf

Chicago, IL

#2 Jul 29, 2012
Melongo’s Eavesdropping Case Dismissed: Another Blow To Illinois Eavesdropping Law

Upon the defendant's motion[1], Judge Goebel filed his written order[2] dismissing Melongo's eavesdropping case on June 19th, 2012. The state hasn't decided if it will appeal.
[1] http://www.illinoiscorruption.net/documents/M...
[2] http://tinyurl.com/cqq6ahg
Melongo's motion : http://tinyurl.com/6nqv2se
State's response: http://tinyurl.com/73fwecf

Park Ridge, IL

#3 Jul 31, 2012
RCFP's Article On Melongo's Dismissing her Eavesdropping Case:


Park Ridge, IL

#4 Nov 9, 2012
This is a two-parts investigative reports on Melongo’s Eavesdropping Case:

paul simon

Chicago, IL

#5 Jan 4, 2014
The illinoiscorruption.net has issued an informational video and a press release, to help the media and the general public in the upcoming oral argument at the Illinois Supreme Court hearing in Annabel Melongo’s eavesdropping case. The hearing is scheduled for January 14th, 2014, at the 18th floor of the Michael A. Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago at 9.30 am.

Video: http://www.illinoiscorruption.net/common/vide...
Press Release: http://www.illinoiscorruption.net/common/pres...

Please support this cause. The Illinois Eavesdropping law at its very core creates a two-class legal system wherein the conversations of the powerful and well-connected are protected to the detriment of the less powerful. The upcoming oral argument presents a unique opportunity for the common citizen to re-establish that legal balance that will unequivocally establish a right to record public officials in their public duties.

Therefore, please contribute to this all-important hearing by either attending it, writing about it, spreading the word or just forwarding the below video and press release to anybody who might be of any help.
Illinois Bought


#6 Jan 8, 2014
By the democratic party. Top to bottom. There is no justice for anybody unless you are a member of the democratic party madigans or corrupt union boss. ALL of these judges are controled by entrenched democrats who will destroy them if they disobey them. Especially if they are from Crook County.

No Justice !
Illinois Bought


#7 Jan 13, 2014
Just look at Crook County Judge Novak, she is a democratic puppet that does what she is told b y the madigans
Alfonso Amorro

Chicago, IL

#9 Mar 21, 2014
As everyone must already know. The Eavesdropping law has been found to be unconstitutional. Hooray for Annabel Melongo. It was a long fight and she deserves credit for her fight. Good Job Annabel.

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