Mar 142010
 
 March 14, 2010  Breaches, Court

Emily Gurnon reports:

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a spouse has a “reasonable expectation of privacy” when alone in her home bathroom.

“A spouse does not lose all claims to privacy through previously sharing some intimate information, activity or viewing with the other spouse,” Judge Doris Ohlsen Huspeni wrote for a three-judge panel that included judges Terri Stoneburner and Matthew E. Johnson.

“Even in marriage, consent can be bounded,” the ruling said.

In a published decision issued Tuesday, the court affirmed the Mille Lacs County District Court conviction of Richard Allen Perez of four counts of gross misdemeanor interference with privacy.

Read more in the Pioneer Press.

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