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2019-11-09 -Land of the Free
Supreme Court Delivers Unanimous Victory for Asset Forfeiture Challenge
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Posted by 3dc 2019-11-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [360 views ]  Top

#1 But what about asset forfeiture that does not involve a criminal charge and thus cannot be considered a fine?
"Civil asset forfeiture proceedings charge the property itself with involvement in a crime. This means that police can seize your car, home, money, or valuables without ever having to charge you with a crime." (Heritage Foundation)
Posted by Glenmore 2019-11-09 02:04||   2019-11-09 02:04|| Front Page Top

#2 "For good reason, the protection against excessive fines has been a constant shield throughout Anglo-American history," wrote Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the opinion.

She sort of skips over that rationale when it comes to the right of Christians to practice their religion free from government interference. You know that First Amendment thingy.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-11-09 07:05||   2019-11-09 07:05|| Front Page Top

#3 Well, it is a start to roll back the government over reach that has been constant since FDR.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-11-09 08:19||   2019-11-09 08:19|| Front Page Top

#4 Another wonderful rupture of the law that the War on Drugs has brought us. Along with Mexico being a failed state.

But victory is right around the corner! Surely no change is needed! The drug laws are working great!
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-11-09 08:44||   2019-11-09 08:44|| Front Page Top

#5 Ref #3:. If he were alive today, he'd still be president.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-11-09 08:54||   2019-11-09 08:54|| Front Page Top

#6 Very interesting, but six months old - 02/20/2019.
Posted by Bobby 2019-11-09 11:59||   2019-11-09 11:59|| Front Page Top

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