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Old September 15th, 2018, 12:06 PM #1
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Timbs v. Indiana

This thread is to make the SCOTUS civil forfeiture case easier to find, when the term starts.

Issue: Whether the Eighth Amendment’s excessive fines clause is incorporated against the states under the Fourteenth Amendment.

http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files...mbs-v-indiana/

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthrea...ighlight=Timbs

Docket 17-1091
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Oral arguments are docketed for Wednesday, November 28th

https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_ar...ember2018.html
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Civil seizures, as their used today at the state and local level, are an affront to the 5th, 8th, and 14th amendments. Hopefully we'll see a SCOTUS smackdown against the states when it's over.
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Civil seizures, as their used today at the state and local level, are an affront to the 5th, 8th, and 14th amendments. Hopefully we'll see a SCOTUS smackdown against the states when it's over.
Imagine if Kavenaugh casts the deciding vote that bans them.

They will suddenly become "An Amazing Tool of Law Enforcement Taken Away."
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