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Massachusetts 'Upskirt' Ruling Clears Man Who Took Photos

Massachusetts 'Upskirt' Ruling Clears Man Who Took Photos
Massachusetts lawmakers are expected to update state law after their highest court ruled Wednesday that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were neither nude nor …
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University of Massachusetts spokesman 'denounces' Blarney Blowout
UMass Amherst Blarney Blowout 2014: Police in riot gear try to disperse crowd of students outside apartment complex Police officers from Amherst, UMass and the Massachusetts State Police donned in full riot gear moved in on a crowd of what appeared to …
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High court rules `upskirt' photos legal in Massachusetts

High court rules `upskirt' photos legal in Massachusetts
The state's highest court ruled today MBTA passengers have no expectation of privacy from “upskirting,” as the criminal case against a man accused of trying to sneak cellphone photos of female passengers up their skirts was ordered dismissed by a lower …
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Upskirt photography not a crime in Massachusetts
It could be made a crime, but the state's high court says that the state “peeping Tom photographer” statute just doesn't cover it. That's the conclusion of today's Commonwealth v. Robertson (Mass. Mar. 5, 2014). The relevant Massachusetts statute says, …
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