DOJ Asks High Court To Review GPS Surveillance Case

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on whether using a GPS tracking device on a suspect’s car without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment protection against unlawful searches.

The DOJ’s appeal stems from the D.C. Circuit’s decision in August to vacate a life sentence imposed on Antoine Jones, a nightclub owner who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine based primarily on data culled from a tracking device planted on his Jeep.

In its petition for a writ...
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