Is it really illegal to record your teacher in class for the purpose of notes/education?
2 Answers from Attorneys
It is illegal to record anyone without their consent.
The question didn't indicate whether this is a class at the secondary or post-secondary level. As a professor for almost 40 years, I expect students to take notes and study them. However, the content of my lectures is my intellectual property. As a student, you have a limited "license" to use this property. You do not have the right to sell the notes or use them commercially. You also do not have the right to publish them, without my consent, including sharing them with others. The previous answer is not entirely correct. If it is a lecture class, then the teacher/professor`s statements have an implied consent to record them. Context is everything.
Related Questions & Answers
Hello my name is Demetris Harris & I want to know if I got a case. My daughter... Asked 4/25/13, 11:15 am in United States California Education Law
Hi my question is regarding my niece whom is a teenager. My sister moved and the day... Asked 4/19/13, 10:04 pm in United States California Education Law
I am a non-custodial parent that lives out of the state of CA. I have a judicial... Asked 4/10/13, 3:56 pm in United States California Education Law
My California State University professor will be absent for a class session (which... Asked 3/18/13, 1:22 am in United States California Education Law
Where can I find the law concerning a child with a iep and the disability and... Asked 3/17/13, 7:49 pm in United States California Education Law