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UNITED STATES v. JONES

Docket No.: 10-1259
Certiorari Granted: 06/27/11
Argued: November 8, 2011
Decided: 01/23/12

Topics:

Fourth Amendment, EPA, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, privacy, probable cause, property rights, search and seizure, searches and seizures

PartyNames: United States v. Antoine Jones
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Antoine Jones

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Citation: 615 F.3d 544
Supreme Court Observer Blog Post for UNITED STATES v. JONES

United States
v.
Antoine Jones

Other Citations: 132 S.Ct. 945
Question Presented:

Whether the warrantless use of a tracking device on respondent's vehicle to monitor its movements on public streets violated the Fourth Amendment.

Question:

Did the warrantless use of a tracking device on Jones's vehicle to monitor its movements on public streets violate Jones' Fourth Amendment rights?

Note:

IN ADDITION TO THE QUESTION PRESENTED BY THE PETITION, THE PARTIES ARE DIRECTED TO BRIEF AND ARGUE THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: "WHETHER THE GOVERNMENT VIOLATED RESPONDENT'S FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS BY INSTALLING THE GPS TRACKING DEVICE ON HIS VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID WARRANT AND WITHOUT HIS CONSENT." CERT. GRANTED 6/27/201110-1259 UNITED STATES V. JONES

UNITED STATES v. JONES
ORAL ARGUMENT

11/08/11

Listen to Oral Argument in UNITED STATES v. JONES
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
Majority: Scalia,Roberts,Kennedy,Thomas,Sotomayor
Concurring: Sotomayor,Alito,Ginsburg,Breyer,Kagan
Opinion By:
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