Supreme Court Remands GPS Surveillance Rulings

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 2:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court told the Seventh and Ninth circuits on Tuesday to reconsider findings that authorities acted constitutionally when they tracked a suspected criminal's vehicle using GPS technology, considering the high court's recent decision to the contrary in a similar case.

The court granted certiorari to petitioners Juan Pineda-Moreno and Juan M. Cuevas-Perez; vacated judgments from the Ninth and Seventh circuits, respectively; and remanded the cases to the appeals courts for additional consideration in light of the Supreme Court's Jan. 23 decision in U.S. v....
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