Keeping Cops’ Hands Out of Your Pockets
The American Conservative
July 16, 2018

If the U.S Supreme Court rules in favor of Tyson Timbs, man whose $42,000 Land Rover was confiscated via civil asset forfeiture in the case, Timbs v. Indiana, there may be a stop to civil asset forfeiture abuse by the police.  “The U.S. Supreme Court has never ruled on the Excessive Fines Clause. With that said, if it rules in favor of Timbs, such a decision will not fully overturn the practice of civil asset forfeiture. However, it could rein in one major aspect of its abuses.”

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