Can I video record my professors lecture legally and what legal action can be taken against me? 6 Answers as of June 03, 2015

Can a student video record a professors lecture without the professor's consent? What kind of legal action could the professor take against that student if he/she found out?

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Gates' Law, PLLC | Thomas E. Gates
You cannot video the lecture without his permission. To do so is a violation of the lecture's copyright. The violation carries a monetary penalty and jail time.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 6/3/2015
Freeborn Law Offices, P.S.
Freeborn Law Offices, P.S. | Steve Freeborn
Ask your professor.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 6/3/2015
Law Office of Jeff Yeh
Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
It's a misdemeanor to record someone without that person's consent.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/3/2015
MatthewR. Schutz, Esq | Matthew R. Schutz
NJ is a one party state. Only one party to an event need to consent. Tape away.
Answer Applies to: New Jersey
Replied: 6/3/2015
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
Depends on policy. I need details. I would not publish or post it without express permission.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 6/3/2015
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