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Solo wins blockbuster Supreme Court GPS case
Arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court for the first time is a big assignment for any attorney. But when the case has the potential to lead to a blockbuster Fourth Amendment ruling addressing the privacy rights of citizens in an electronic age, it can be a particularly daunting task. When Stephen C. Leckar faced that challenge representing the defendant in GPS tracking case U.S. v. Jones, he took a deliberate approach; he focused on his client. Instead of urging the Court to adopt an expansive ruling, he tried to convince a majority of the justices that a narrow one would do.