Have you ever taken a photograph outside a Federal Courthouse or building and have a security guard come up and tell you that you can’t take photos of government buildings. I have, but no more. In a settlement reached in New York, photographers now have the right to take photos of federal buildings from public places.
“This settlement secures the public’s First Amendment right to use cameras in public spaces without being harassed,” said a statement issued by Donna Lieberman, the executive director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, which represented Mr. Musumeci in Federal District Court.
Here is the link to The New York Times to read the full article.