Clawback provision

by Walter Olson on October 31, 2013

“South Dakota v. Fifteen Impounded Cats” is one of those fairly common in rem cases with an amusing caption. Would you really be surprised if the cats won? [Lowering the Bar, which has the best list I've seen of comical case names]

P.S. On a more serious note, many of these cases are attempted forfeitures with the associated due process problems [The Economist]

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1 Stewart Peterson 10.31.13 at 6:44 pm

“Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?”

“Meow.”

Plus, where do we find a jury of their peers?

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