Saint Louis, MO asked in Libel & Slander for Missouri

Q: Can someone use a listening device to make a recording of me talking on the phone in a car?

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
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  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Your question is not an issue of defamantion.

Missouri is a one-party state as to recording of calls. That means one party to the conversation can record the call even without the other's permission. A person not a party to your call should not record your call if you had a reasonable expectation of privacy when your call we made.

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
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  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: I meant "defamation."

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