Is It Legal to Track a Truant Juvenile by a GPS Device?

In reviewing conditions of probation for a juvenile, one most often evaluate the quantity of community service, the types of classes or doctor’s visits a juvenile must make and whether the juvenile has certain travel limitations and / or a curfew.  The conditions are usually meant to enhance rehabilitation of the juvenile and not punish the juvenile.  Can a judge order a juvenile to wear a GPS tracking device at all times?  What if it is as an alternative to custody?  Click on the following link to find out facts that might allow such a condition.

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