Posts Tagged 'Peter Bibring'

ACLU Sues LA County Sheriff’s Department on Behalf of Photographers


ACLU of Southern California sued the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and several of its deputies Thursday alleging they harassed, detained and improperly searched photographers taking pictures legally in public places.

Photographing Police – on KPCC/NPR

Today, Patt Morrison of Southern California’s NPR station (89.3 KPCC) talked about the right of citizens to videotape and record police activity – a hot-button issue lately with the Johannes Mehserle and Anthony Graber cases, among others. Guests Peter Bibring of the ACLU and Byron Warnken, law professor at the University of Baltimore, take on the topic, and Morrison even brings up the people who have been harassed taking photos of buildings in downtown LA.

Listen to the whole segment here.

Discarted on Digital Village Saturday – KPFK

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Our own discarted will be on Digital Village, the KPFK (90.7FM) show about new technolgy, this Saturday morning at 10 am. He and Peter Bibring of the ACLU will be talking about harassment of photographers and photographers’ rights.

If you’re not in Southern California, you can stream it live on or find the archives here.

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