Obama Administration Wants to Take Warrant Requirement for GPS Use to Supreme Court – All Points Blog
By Adena Schutzberg, Directions Magazine, April 18, 2011
On Friday Apr 15 the administration asked the Supreme Court to take a case to determine whether the police need a warrant before using a GPS device to track a suspect’s movements. A recent appeal by a lower court reversed a conviction because the police did not obtain a warrant. That case was in Washington, but other federal appeals court have ruled warrants are not required.
- “Obama Asks Supreme Court to Validate Warrantless GPS Tracking” and related posts (talkleft.com)
- Gov’t asks high court to take GPS tracking case (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Should the Feds Have to Get a Warrant to Track Someone With GPS? (blogs.wsj.com)
- DOJ Pitches GPS Surveillance Case to Supreme Court (legaltimes.typepad.com)
- DOJ Weighs Supreme Court Challenge in GPS Surveillance Dispute (legaltimes.typepad.com)