Former judge: Bar surveillance plan could be unconstitutional

Adam Tobias
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Jun 11, 2014 8:27 AM
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Former judge: Bar surveillance plan could be unconstitutional

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Chippewa Falls officials could expose themselves to legal problems if they OK an ordinance forcing local tavern owners to install surveillance cameras, one legal expert says.

Janine Geske, a distinguished professor of law at Marquette University Law School and former state Supreme Court justice, told Wisconsin Reporter Tuesday a case certainly could be made that the proposed law, as written, is unconstitutional.

“I think there are grounds for that argument,” Geske said.

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