Friday 16 November 2012, 13:20 | By

Bieber paparazzo chase case dismissed

Legal

Justin Bieber

The paparazzo charged after chasing Justin Bieber down a Californian freeway has had the case against him dismissed.

As previously reported, Paul Raef was the first person to be charged under a controversial new Californian law that aims to punish photographers who create dangerous situations in search of profit.

But Superior Court judge Thomas Rubinson ruled that the new law was too broad, and contravenes First Amendment rights to freedom of speech, so dismissed the case in its entirety.

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