4 Legal English Podcast | Episode 029
In this episode, we will discuss the impact of body-cameras worn by police officer on police interactions and legal analysis of those interactions. I will discuss an Article by Prof Orin Kerr that was published on the Volokh Conspiracy website, which brought up some interesting observations and conclusions.
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Body Worn Cameras
Idaho v. Riley
Below is the diagram included in this case and discussed in the episode. The court made this to make clear the timing of the stop and interactions.
Is this helpful? Does it make it clearer for you?
What do you think? What is the effect of the increased use of body worn cameras? Is this positive overall, or not?
Links & Resources
Some of the sources used for this episode, as well as other links that may be helpful.
- Orin Kerr's article: How Body-Worn Cameras Are Changing Fourth Amendment Law
- State v. Riley, 514 P.3d 982 (Idaho 2022)
- NIJ research
- Behind The Body Camera: The Ethics, Adoption And Impact Of Recording Police Interactions
- The Met (London) - explanation of their body-worn-camera policies.
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