Carnegie Mellon University
November 08, 2011

Norman Sadeh Speaks About Search, Seizure and GPS

ISR professor speaks about Supreme Court case

The FBI tracks a suspected drug dealer via GPS secretly attached to his car. They arrest him with more than 200 pounds of illegal drugs and $850,000. He serves life in prison.But did law enforcement violate his Fourth Amendment rights? Was their covert tracking without a search warrant intruding on a reasonable expectation of privacy?

This real-life case will be argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 8, 2011. Norman Sadeh, Carnegie Mellon professor of computer science, offers his take on the case.  MORE