Eavesdropping in Maine Jails

Eavesdropping in Maine Jails

Eavesdropping in Maine Jails

Jailed defendants have a legal right to privately speak with their attorneys. Yet, in Maine, county jails are eavesdropping on these calls. Four jails recorded nearly 1,000 attorney-client calls in a single year and shared recordings with police and prosecutors before trial.

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