Wiretap Act

Surreptitious Recording of Conversation Using Voice Memo App Violates Wiretap Act

An employee who secretly recorded a conversation with his boss using his smartphone’s voice memo app violated the Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act (Wiretap Act), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Smith.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:22+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Surreptitious Recording of Conversation Using Voice Memo App Violates Wiretap Act

State Police Ordered to Release Video Recording of Traffic Stop to Driver

A video recording of a traffic stop was not exempt from disclosure as a criminal investigative record under the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) or the Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA), the Commonwealth Court ruled in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:27+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: Administrative Law, Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on State Police Ordered to Release Video Recording of Traffic Stop to Driver