Tire chalking by parking enforcement is unconstitutional, rules federal court

Parking enforcement officers who mark car tires with chalk are guilty of violating the 4th Amendment, according to a new ruling by a federal appeals court. The three-judge panel likened the practice to that of police attaching a GPS device to a car without the driver's consent.

Orin Kerr, a law professor at the University of Southern California, offered his thoughts about the ruling on Twitter:

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