The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Fourth Amendment protects Defendants against police GPS tracking in certain situations. This is an important decision considering the advancement of technology and the recent proliferation of GPS use by law enforcement.
As always, it is imperative for a Defendant to know if the evidence gathered by police was legally obtained. This decision by the Court is an important first test of how privacy rights will be protected now that we are living and actively using the tools of the digital age.
If you are facing a criminal or traffic violation, a knowledgeable attorney will be able to review your case and raise any available objections to the State’s evidence.
If you feel that your privacy rights have been violated with digital technology, or that you are in need of a knowledgeable traffic violation lawyer with experience in the Municipal Court systems of Bergen County call the Law Office of Jason T. Komninos – 201.343.4622 – for a free no obligation consultation today.
Read the initial article that brings this GPS tracking issue to light.