Can I video record my professors lecture legally in California and what legal action can be taken against me? 3 Answers as of November 03, 2010

Can a student in California 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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Law Office of Thomas F. Mueller
Law Office of Thomas F. Mueller | Thomas Mueller
It is not a crime to do that, but it may get you kicked out of school.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/3/2010
Nelson & Lawless
Nelson & Lawless | Terry Nelson
That is determined by the school policies and the professors agreement to allow it, not the law.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/3/2010
The Law Offices of Robert L. Driessen
The Law Offices of Robert L. Driessen | Robert L. Driessen
It really will depend upon school policy. Will it be illegal in a criminal world, no but could it be a violation of school policy, possibly.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/2/2010
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