Harvard Law and Policy Review » The Fourth Amendment and Income Inequality

Submitted by Yevgeny Shrago Harvard Law and Policy Review, April 22, 2011 – 9:34 am

…In United States v. Pineda-Moreno, the Ninth Circuit weighed in on the growing jurisprudence surrounding police officers placement of a GPS tracker on a suspect’s car without a warrant. The three judge panel hearing the case held that this did not violate Pineda-Moreno’s Fourth Amendment rights because he had no reasonable expectation of privacy for the underside of a car parked in his driveway. Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain reasoned in his unanimous opinion that if a neighborhood child could place the tracker, so could the cops. …

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