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Supreme Court says search warrants needed when police use GPS devices to track suspects

By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, January 23, 10:02 AM WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects. The GPS device helped authorities link Washington, D.C., nightclub owner Antoine Jones to a suburban house used to …

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Chicago must pay attorney’s fees after losing in Supreme Court gun ban case.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and BAUER and POSNER, Circuit Judges. EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge. The Supreme Court held in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), that a federal enclave’s ban on operable handguns in the home violates the Constitution’s second amendment. In 2008 the City of Chicago and …

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