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SCOTUS Poised to Limit States' Ability to Seize Private Property

From their neoclassical perch in the Supreme Court building, Justices can keep a watchful eye on Congress. (Image courtesy of the Architect of the Congress)

By    |   Thursday, 13 December 2018 05:29 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating a case that could sharply limit local governments’ ability to seize private property, and it may curtail corporate fines as well.

The case is called Timbs vs. Indiana, and the High Court recently heard oral arguments related to how Indiana prosecutors punished a man who got hooked on opioids.

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The U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating a case that could sharply limit local governments' ability to seize private property, and it may curtail corporate fines as well.The case is called Timbs vs. Indiana, and the High Court recently heard oral arguments related to how...
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Thursday, 13 December 2018 05:29 PM
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