A Unanimous Privacy Victory in U.S. v. Jones

January 25, 2012
In U.S. v. Jones, the Supreme Court has held that attaching a GPS device to a vehicle and then using the device to monitor the vehicle’s movements constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment. What does this case mean for broader privacy protections under the Fourth Amendment? The Cato Institute’s Jim Harper and Julian Sanchez assess the ruling.

Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg.

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