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Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions

Added 01-15-21 04:21:02pm EST - “Safe injections, inhospitable barriers, and Derby pie.” - Reason.com


Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reason.com: “Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

This week, IJ's own Rob Frommer told the South Carolina Supreme Court that the state's civil forfeiture law is unconstitutional: when property is seized (often without charging anyone with a crime), the law gives owners no way to get it back for months or years and forces them to prove their own innocence. It also gives law enforcement at least 95% of everything they seize and forfeit. According to The Post and Courier, the justices seemed to agree that's a big problem.

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Elizabeth Nolan Brown | 1.15.2021 9:30 AM

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