Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Monday, June 24, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Forfeiture

Remanding in a split ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court found that Indiana’s seizure of a man’s car that was only peripherally involved in a drug deal may have been a grossly disproportionate fine, in violation of the Eighth Amendment.

INDIANAPOLIS — Remanding in a split ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court found that Indiana’s seizure of a man’s car that was only peripherally involved in a drug deal may have been a grossly disproportionate fine, in violation of the Eighth Amendment.

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Criminal, Law

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...