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  • March 3, 2021    |   Immunity and Accountability

    Texas SWAT Destruction

    Woman fights for compensation after house Destroyed by SWAT Team

    Last July, in a suburb north of Dallas, a fugitive took refuge in a suburban house that was listed for sale. After a prolonged standoff, a SWAT team stormed the house, launching tear-gas grenades through windows, knocking down doors, leveling a fence with an armored vehicle. When the smoke cleared, it seemed as if the…

  • February 25, 2021    |   Private Property

    Lantana Fines

    Homeowner Facing $100,000 Parking Violation Sues Florida Town for “Excessive Fines”

    Most people accept that the government can fine you a small amount for parking illegally. But can the government cripple you financially for how you park your car on your very own driveway? In Lantana, Florida, that is exactly what happened to local homeowner Sandy Martinez. The city fined her more than $100,000—at a rate…

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