Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Benjamin Barr (argued), Barr & Klein PLLC, Bull Valley, Illinois; Stephen Klein , Barr & Klein PLLC, Washington, D.C.; for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
Philip M. Thoennes (argued), Assistant Attorney General; Michael A. Casper , Senior Assistant Attorney General; Benjamin Gutman , Solicitor General; Ellen F. Rosenblum , Attorney General of Oregon; Office of the Oregon Attorney General; Salem, Oregon; for Defendants-Appellees.
Dissent by Judge Christen.
IKUTA, Circuit Judge:
Oregon law generally prohibits unannounced recordings of conversations, subject to several exceptions. We conclude that Oregon's law is a content-based restriction that violates the First Amendment right to free speech and is therefore invalid on its face.
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