July 28, 2016
A recent holding from the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that the act of taking a picture or video footage up a woman’s skirt is not a criminal offense. In an order issued earlier this month, a divided court ruled that this behavior, regardless of how reprehensible it is, does not violate the law. The current prohibits the use of any device to record the activities of another without consent, but only if it’s done in a “private place and out of public view.” In this case, the defendant’s behavior occurred in a public location and in public view, and therefore did not violate the law.
Duluth, MN Criminal Defense
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