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Supreme Court debates ’1984′ scenario in GPS case

WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court delved Tuesday into the issue of privacy amid 21st century technology, hearing arguments on whether police can use a GPS device attached to a vehicle to track a suspect without a search warrant. The US government asked the justices to reinstate the conviction of…

High court: ‘Sexually dangerous’ can be kept in prison indefinitely

Clarence Thomas dissents The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered “sexually dangerous” after their prison terms are complete. The high court reversed a lower court decision that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing indefinite detentions of considered “sexually dangerous.” “The statute is a…