Civil Forfeiture
Private Property

Culley v. Marshall

Brief Details

Date Filed
Original Court
United States Supreme Court

Two victims of civil forfeiture joined with the Institute for Justice (IJ) to file an amicus brief in a case before the United States Supreme Court, urging the court to rule that forfeiture victims have a right to a prompt hearing after police seize their property. Civil forfeiture is the system through which law enforcement can take an individual’s property without ever charging them with a crime.