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Police GPS Tracking Device Constitutes Search Says U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in late January that police attachments of GPS-tracking devices to automobiles are considered searches under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution in the case of United States v. Jones. The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement. Law enforcement cannot enter someone’s home and …

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Possession of Firearms

Minneapolis man was recently convicted of possessing a handgun. The defendant had previously been convicted of multiple felonies, including a crime of violence. As such, he no longer had the right to own and/or possess a firearm. The defendant was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possessing the handgun. In Minnesota, any person who …

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