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Calls To Tighten Laws On Upskirting

(Jason Verwey/Flickr)

(Jason Verwey/Flickr)

Every now and then the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issues a ruling that makes headlines worldwide. Yesterday, the online magazine Jezebel screamed, “Great News, Creeps!“, as the state’s highest court ruled that ‘upskirting’ — that is, taking photos up the skirts of women — is legal. So today, lawmakers are scrambling to fix the law and make it illegal.

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Nancy Gertner, former federal judge and now a Professor at Harvard Law School. 


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