Supreme Court Limits Police Powers to Seize Private Property

“Fines have played a dark role in this nation’s history.” –Justice Ginsburg. Recently, the Supreme Court has implemented limits on the ability of state and localities to keep private property used during the time a crime was committed. A crime committed by a small-time drug offender shined a light on the question of the federal government’s ability to seize property and the Eighth Amendment. To read more, click here [link]