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November 27, 2018

Previewing SCOTUS consideration of civil forfeiture in Timbs v. Indiana from many sources

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Timbs v. Indiana to consider whether the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of excessive fines applies to the states.  I am reasonably confident that the Justices will decide that the Excessive Fines Clause does apply to the states, but I am not so confident about what more the Court will say about the application of the EFC to the interesting (and fairly simple) facts surrounding the forefeiture of Tyson Timbs' Land Rover. 

Because there is a whole lot worth saying about the facts and law surrounding Timbs, I figured I would link to a whole bunch of folks from a whole bunch of sources discussing this case.  So:

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November 27, 2018 at 07:41 PM | Permalink


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