TITLE

Innocent owners and guilty property: Bennis v. Michigan, 116 S. Ct. 994 (1996)

AUTHOR(S)
Baur, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Fall96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Supreme Court's ruling in `Bennis v. Michigan,' in which it upheld the constitutionality of a public nuisance statute that authorized the government to abate a car-owner's property interest. Details of the case; Comparison with rulings in `Austin v. United States'; Court's reluctance to give reasons beyond the principle of stare decisis.
ACCESSION #
9710101119

 

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