In 2017, the Japanese Supreme Court held that warrantless GPS searches are illegal. This case shows the boundary of permissible investigation using high technology. Rapidly developing technology challenges legal research. The Japanese Constitution has no term for “privacy,” and its notion and scope have been questioned in Japan. This paper reviews notion of privacy in Japanese constitution. This paper reviews constitutional issue of privacy and GPS investigation.
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