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United States v. Jones (2012)

Definition - What does United States v. Jones (2012) mean?

United States v. Jones was a precedent-setting case that went to the Supreme Court for judgement, which held that the positioning of a GPS tracker on a vehicle constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment.

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The court held that a valid warrant would have to be gained by law enforcement prior to installing a GPS device for the purpose of tracking a suspect's movements.

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