ACORN Vows 'Serious' Internal Probe, Sues Filmmakers - Political News - FOXNews.com
ACORN, in response to an undercover expose of potential wrongdoing by some employees, pledged Wednesday to follow through on plans to conduct a thorough internal review of its practices -- on the same day that the organization filed a lawsuit against the filmmakers whose hidden-camera sting brought the community organization to its knees.
The lawsuit, filed in a Baltimore court, stems from an undercover video showing ACORN employees Shera Williams and Tonja Thompson providing advice to two filmmakers posing as a pimp and prostitute on how to skirt tax laws.
The filmmakers, James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles, are named as defendants in the lawsuit, along with Breitbart.com, a Web site managed by conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart, which posted the videos. Breitbart released five similar videos that O'Keefe and Giles recorded in ACORN offices in Washington, D.C.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; San Bernadino, Calif., and San Diego, as well as the Baltimore office.
This Great I live in Balrtimore and have been following this most of the Day. Here lies the whole problem with there case. The problem is this if a judge actually allows this to go to trail then it will make undercover work done by Local and State Police illegal. Not only that there is a question of how the Maryland Law pass Constitutional Muster on reguards to the 1st Adm and the Press