Short Circuit 142 (7/31/20)
Excessive home foreclosures and parking fines.
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Rafaeli, LLC v. Oakland County, https://courts.michigan.gov/Courts/MichiganSupremeCourt/Clerks/Recent%20Opinions/19-20-Term-Opinions/156849.pdf
Pimentel v. Los Angeles, https://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2020/07/22/18-56553.pdf
Christina Martin, https://pacificlegal.org/staff/christina-martin/
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