Kaley v. U.S.: forfeiting funds you would have spent on legal defense

by Walter Olson on March 3, 2014

Radley Balko has a roundup of critical reactions to what he calls the “astonishingly awful” 6-3 Supreme Court decision last week. Cato had filed an amicus brief on the side that did not prevail, urging recognition at least of an opportunity to challenge the seizure after the fact. Earlier here.

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1 Hugo s. cunningham 03.04.14 at 1:55 am

Perhaps a Left-right coalition could get a corrective through Congress, as they did with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Courts could be required to examine prosecution claims that funds intended to hire competent counsel were stolen.

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