Judge Posner: “If you permit the audio recordings [of police officers], they’ll be a lot more eavesdropping. There’s going to be a lot of this snooping around by reporters and bloggers. Yes, it’s a bad thing. There is such a thing as privacy.”

September 14th, 2011

Since when is Judge Posner a fan of the right to privacy? Or is he a fan of a democratically elected law that protects the safety of society, even at the expense of individual liberty? (Ahem, see Chicago’s gun laws).