Chicago’s Electronic Surveillance of Food Trucks Is Ridiculous—and Probably Unconstitutional

Chicago’s Electronic Surveillance of Food Trucks Is Ridiculous—and Probably Unconstitutional By Ilya Shapiro May a city both require certain business owners to forego their Fourth Amendment rights and also enforce regulations specifically designed to advantage competing businesses in a related industry? That’s the question to be answered by the Illinois Supreme Court in LMP Services v. Chicago. What’s Going on in Chicago? The City of Chicago enacted an ordinance requiring all food trucks to install GPS trackers, in part as a means of settling disputes as to whether these vicious vehicular…

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