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The controversial eavesdropping law used to charge Chicago artist Chris Drew is in the news before his trial due to another case involving the secret audio recording of police officers. The woman in this case was promptly acquitted because of an exception in the law for cases wherein there is a "reasonable suspicion" that a crime may be committed.

 
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