I See You! is Gps Tracking a Fourth Amendment Violation? (4)

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We are finishing up our discussion of a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that addresses privacy and GPS tracking devices. The case involved a suspect in a drug trafficking investigation. Police placed a GPS tracking device on his car and followed his movements all day, every day for four weeks. They eventually were
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State Prescription Drug Databases Linked in 2011

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North Carolina is among the dozens of states that will begin linking their databases of prescription drug users next year. The effort is aimed at reducing abuse of prescription pain killers, tranquilizers, stimulants and sedatives (collectively referred to as “psychotherapeutic” drugs). Prescription drug abuse increased slightly in the South from 2008 to 2009. Nationwide, 7.0
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