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SUPREME COURT HOLDS VEHICLE GPS TRACKING CONSTITUTES A SEARCH

Posted in Searches & Seizures

We have mentioned the case of U.S. v. Jones which was pending before the United States Supreme Court, and  the issue of whether placement of a gobal positioning satellite (GPS)  device on a vehicle by law enforcement constitutes a search. Late last month, the Court issued an opinion holding that the government’s installation of a GPS device on a… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Warrantless GPS Surveillance and Tracking Case on November 8

Posted in Searches & Seizures

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term begins on Monday. Among several issues prominent in the public eye at the moment–i.e. healthcare, immigration–the Court will hear argument on warrantless surveillance. According to a press release yesterday by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), on November 8, 2011, the Court will hear arguments in United States… Continue Reading