During the Fall 2012 semester, Clinical Fellow Kit Walsh and clinical students Matt McCullough and James Ren of the Cyberlaw Clinic worked on an amicus brief on behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. They argued in the case Commonwealth v. Rousseau that “GPS surveillance poses a serious threat to individual liberty given the breadth of information that it provides to law enforcement”. The Electronic Frontier Foundation writes on their blog about the recent decision in the case:
In a landmark decision in Commonwealth v. Rousseau, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled this week that people “may reasonably expect not to be subjected to extended GPS electronic surveillance by the government” without a search warrant….
Read more about the case and other clinical projects on the Cyberlaw Clinic blog.