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|U.S. Supreme Court in the case of United States v Antoine Jones. Brief attached below. We asked . . . Does technological innovation invalidate your Fourth Amendment rights? ...can the fact that the police have fancier surveillance toys really be a valid excuse for abolishing an inalienable right? Put yourself in Jones' shoes. Do you want to live under a State that can secretly attach a GPS to your car (after their warrant has expired), track your every move, wishing, even hoping, that they'll find you did something wrong at some point?' ...the Supreme Court will hear the Jones case. According to mainstream media reports, the Jones case is one of the three or four most important issues the Court is considering during this term.|
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