Civil Asset Forfeiture and SCOTUS

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Civil Asset Forfeiture and SCOTUS

Post by Turdacious » Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:34 pm

The Supreme Court today ruled that the Eighth Amendment’s ban on excessive fines applies to the states. The decision is a victory for an Indiana man whose luxury SUV was seized after he pleaded guilty to selling heroin. It is also a blow to state and local governments, for whom fines and forfeitures have become an important source of funds.
https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/02/opin ... he-states/

First of all: =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>

Second of all: what taxes are states and cities going to impose to get that revenue back?
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Re: Civil Asset Forfeiture and SCOTUS

Post by nafod » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:39 am

Will you get your trailer back now?
Don’t believe everything you think.

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Re: Civil Asset Forfeiture and SCOTUS

Post by Turdacious » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:47 am

nafod wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:39 am
Will you get your trailer back now?
Not if it still smells like meth.
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