AUSTIN (KXAN) — The City of Austin and the Austin Police Department could be heading to court soon.
A judge will hear a case concerning a person’s right to film police officers doing their jobs.
A court ruled last week that an Austin man has the constitutional right to photograph police in public settings.
Antonio Buehler says he filmed an Austin officer assaulting a woman on New Years Eve of 2012.
He was arrested and charged with interfering in a police investigation.
Buehler filed a lawsuit, saying the city violated his First, Fourth and 14th Amendment rights.
The officer was no-billed by a grand jury in 2013.