En Banc 3rd Circ. To Rehear Case On Vehicle GPS Tracking

Law360, Los Angeles (December 12, 2013, 8:22 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit agreed on Thursday to rehear a case en banc over whether law enforcement officials must obtain a warrant based on probable cause before attaching a global positioning system tracker on the vehicle of a suspect.

Thirteen of the circuit’s 24 judges were present when the majority of the court voted to rehear the suit, following an argument by a Pennsylvania U.S. attorney’s office that an earlier split decision hadn’t properly considered precedents set by the U.S. Supreme Court, according to court documents....
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