NY Court Plants Supreme Court Seed With GPS Snoop Ruling

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A decision by New York's top court allowing satellite tracking of a state worker's car extends warrantless searches to private property outside of the office and could frame a future case for the U.S. Supreme Court, since the justices previously have focused on employer-owned property, experts say.

In Michael A. Cunningham v. New York State Department of Labor, a 4-3 majority of the New York Court of Appeals found it reasonable for state investigators to attach a GPS tracking device to the personal car of a...
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