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GPS technology can help you find your way home, but can police use it to track your car without a warrant? That’s the question the U.S. Supreme Court addressed earlier this year in United States v. Jones.
In a rare 9-0 decision, the justices held that the police cannot put a GPS device on a suspect’s car without a warrant. The court decided that the defendant’s drug trafficking conviction must be reversed because some of the evidence used to convict him was obtained through a GPS tracking device that police attached to his car without a warrant.
While the decision was 9-0, the court was split on how it reached that decision:
If you have been arrested, an Ohio criminal defense attorney can help determine whether the prosecution is relying on improperly obtained evidenc.