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Legal Commentary

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Body Cameras


Harris, D. A. (2010). Picture this: Body worn video devices ('head cams') as tools for ensuring fourth amendment compliance by police. Texas Tech Law Review, 43.
Kitzmueller, M. (2014). Are you recording this?: Enforcement of police videotaping. Conn. L. Rev., 47, 167-229.
Washington State Office of the Attorney General: Attorney General’s Opinion 2014 No. 8 – (November 24, 2014) Video And Audio Recording Of Communications Between Citizens And Law Enforcement Officers Using Body Cameras Attached To Police Uniforms
Wasserman, H. M. (2014). Moral panics and body cameras. Wash. UL Rev. Commentaries (Nov. 18, 2014), 14-31.
Wasserman, H. M. (2015). Epilogue: Moral panics and body cameras. Wash. U. L. Rev. Commentaries (Jan. 1, 2015), 1-5.

Citizen’s Recording of Police Officers


Frohman, G. T. (2014). What is and what should never be: Examining the artificial Circuit "split" on citizens recording official police action. Case Western Reserve Law Review, 64(4), 1897-1954.
Geary, K. (2014). Rights, cameras, action! Recording the police: the gap between modern technology and the law, and why the United States should not follow the United Kingdom’s lead. Wis. Int'l LJ, 32, 171-195.
Pogue, K. A. (2012). Who watches the watchmen? Why recording citizen-police encounters can help reduce fourth amendment violations. 
Robertson, T. (2014). Lights, camera, arrest: The stage is set for a federal resolution of a citizen's right to record the police in public. BU Pub. Int. LJ, 23, 117-151.
Van Tassell, R. G. (2013). Walking a Thin Blue Line: Balancing the Citizen's Right to Record Police Officers Against Officer Privacy. Brigham Young University Law Review, 2013(1), 183-212.

Miscellaneous Topics


Blitz, M. (2013). The Fourth Amendment future of public surveillance: remote recording and other searches in public space. American University Law Review, 63(21), 101-166.
Christian, M. (2015). The conflict of privacy and disclosure law. Seattle WA: ASA Institute for Risk & Innovation.
Elek, J. K., Ware, L. J., & Ratcliff, J. J. (2012). Knowing when the camera lies: Judicial instructions mitigate the camera perspective bias. Legal & Criminological Psychology, 17(1), 123.
Garrett, B. L. (2014). Big Data and Due Process. Cornell Law Review Online,99.
Mezey, N. (2013). The image cannot speak for itself: Film, summary judgment, and visual literacy. Valparaiso University Law Review, 48(1), 1-39.
Myers II, R. E. (2011). Challenges to Terry for the twenty-first century. Mississippi Law Journal, 81, 5.
Rushin, S. (2011). The Judicial Response to Mass Police Surveillance. University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, 2011(2) 281-376.

Public Surveillance Cameras

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Blitz, M. (2013). The Fourth Amendment future of public surveillance: remote recording and other searches in public space. American University Law Review, 63(21), 101-166.
Caplan, J. M., Kennedy, L. W., & Petrossian, G. (2011). Police-monitored CCTV cameras in Newark, NJ: A quasi-experimental test of crime deterrence. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 7(3), 255-274.
Garrett, B. L. (2014). Big data and due process. Cornell Law Review Online,99.
Newell, B. C. (2014). Local law enforcement jumps on the big data bandwagon: automated license plate recognition systems, information privacy, and access to government information. Maine Law Review, 66(2), 397.
Piza, E. L., Caplan, J. M., & Kennedy, L. W. (2014). Is the punishment more certain? An analysis of CCTV detections and enforcement. Justice Quarterly, 31(6), 1015-1043.
Piza, E. L., Caplan, J. M., & Kennedy, L. W. (2014). Analyzing the influence of micro-level factors on CCTV camera effect. Journal of Quantitative Criminology,30(2), 237-264.
Priks, M. (2014). Do surveillance cameras affect unruly behavior? A close look at grandstands. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116: 1160–1179. doi: 10.1111/sjoe.12075
Rushin, S. (2011). The Judicial Response to Mass Police Surveillance. University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, 2011(2) 281-376.
Schwartz, A. (2012). Chicago's video surveillance cameras: A pervasive and poorly regulated threat to our privacy.Nw. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop., 11(2), 49-60

Scholarly

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Coppola, M. (2013). Future of body-worn cameras for law enforcement. TECHBeat Dated, 8-10.
Farrar, W., & Ariel, B. (2013). Self-awareness to being watched and socially-desirable behavior: a field experiment on the effect of body-worn cameras and police use-of-force. Washington, DC: Police Foundation.
Kelly, D. A. (2012). Cops, cameras and accountability: user-generated online video and public space police-civilian interactions. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maine)
Leszczuk, M. I., Stange, I., & Ford, C. (2011) Determining image quality requirements for recognition tasks in generalized public safety video applications: Definitions, testing, standardization, and current trends. 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), (pp. 1-5).
Roy, A. (2014). On officer video cameras: Examining the effects of police department policy and assignment on camera use and activation (Master’s Thesis, Arizona State University).
Thierer, A. (2014). The internet of things & wearable technology: Addressing privacy & security concerns without derailing innovation. Arlington, VA: Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Witherspoon, P. (2014). Police body cameras in Missouri: Good or bad policy? An academic viewpoint seen through the lens of a former law enforcement official. Missouri Policy Journal, 2.
Young, J. T., & Ready, J. T. (2014). Diffusion of ideas and technology: the role of networks in influencing the endorsement and use of on-officer video cameras. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, (in press).
Combating Auto Theft in Arizona: A Randomized Experiment with License Plate Recognition Technology
BWC Part 1 -- 2015 Recognition Technology
Selecting Body Worn Cameras Part 2

Body Worn Camera Part 3--P&SN 2016

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, Drones)

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Barbee, M. (2014). Uncharted territory: The FAA and the regulation of privacy via rulemaking for domestic drones. Administrative Law Review, 66(2), 463-487.
Black, J. T. (2013). Over your head, under the radar: An examination of changing legislation, aging case law, and possible solutions to the domestic police drone puzzle. Washington & Lee Law Review, 70(3), 1829-1885.
Friedenzohn, D., & Mirot, A. (2013). The fear of drones: privacy and unmanned aircraft. Journal of Law Enforcement, 3(5), 1.
Hainzl, M. (2014). Integrating UAVs into public safety LTE networks. ResearchGate.
Nagy, B. (2014). Why they can watch you: Assessing the constitutionality of warrantless unmanned aerial surveillance by law enforcement. Berkeley Technology Law Journal, 29(1), 135-174.
Reid, M. (2014). Grounding drones: big brother's tool box needs regulation not elimination. Richmond Journal of Law & Technology, 20(3), 1-73.
Runciman, B. (2014). Judgment on drones robots ethical decision dilemmas. Itnow, 56(3), 6.
Talai, A. B. (2014). Drones and Jones: The fourth amendment and police discretion in the digital age. California Law Review, 102(3), 729-780.
Villasenor, J. (2013). Observations from above: Unmanned aircraft systems and privacy. Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 36(2), 457-517.