Lawyers in a New Jersey burglary case seem to have stumbled upon a new terrain for photographic evidence: Google Earth. A New Jersey appeals court on Monday found no error in allowing prosecutors to use satellite photos from the global mapping service to help show the perpetrator's proximity to the crime scenes -- specifically, by pinpointing the location of cellular towers near his home and the burgled residence.
Google Earth Photos Help Show Proximity to Crime Scene in Burglary Case
New Jersey Law Journal
September 28, 2010