You, a first-year law student taking your Crim Pro exam, quickly scan the first question: “Can a cell phone be a tracking device?” Your initial reaction – must be a trick question, right? Everybody knows that snitch in your purse faithfully follows you wherever you go. But you’ve been around law school long enough to know that what’s true in fact may not be true as a matter of law. So you check the statutory definition of ‘tracking device’ helpfully reprinted down the page: Read more about Losing Track of the Tracking Device Statute
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