Clawback provision

“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]

One Comment

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


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