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Re-Cap on House Hearing on GPS Act

May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, May 17, the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act (“GPS Act”). At the hearing, Ed Black, the President &...

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House to Hold Hearing Tomorrow on GPS Act

May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, May 17, the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing on H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act (“GPS Act”). The GPS Act was jointly introduced in...

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Today, in United States v. Jones, the Supreme Court issued an opinion finding that the installation of GPS device on an individual’s vehicle and law enforcement’s subsequent use of that device to monitor the vehicle’s...

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The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments yesterday in U.S. v. Jones, where the Court will decide whether officers can install a GPS tracking device on vehicles without obtaining a search warrant. At oral...

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The U.S. Supreme Court promises some interesting Fourth Amendment activity next term, having granted certiorari review in two important cases. In the first, United States v. Jones, FBI agents planted a GPS device on a...

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Today, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act, a statute which would require law enforcement to get a warrant before using technology to track individuals’ physical...

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