Judges Decline to Order Warrant for Use of GPS in Civil Matters

, New York Law Journal


A deeply divided state Court of Appeals held yesterday that the government can attach a GPS tracking device to a public employee's personal vehicle without a warrant, establishing what three judges called a "dangerous precedent."

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  • Freemom

    What if his wife or daughter used the car during the business day?

  • Mad Hominem

    where would one obtain a warrant in a no-action-pending, civil, administrative matter ?

  • anthony

    its amazing how some of the more 'qualified' judges just get it wrong...in a big way.

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