Videos of students, legal issues

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Question

Country: United States of America
State: New Jersey

Say you were taking a test in school and the teacher video tapes the class without telling them that he is doing it, is that legal?

Answer

It is on the line--you cannot secretly tape where people think they have an expectation or privacy--again that scenario is close to the line and we would advise a teacherr not to do so w/o telling the students it may be done.