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American Bankers Management Company, Inc. v. Heryford

Trinity County, Calif. district attorney hires private law firms to pursue civil-enforcement actions on a contingency-fee basis, giving these firms a direct financial incentive to maximize the penalties imposed. Which, says this Ninth Circuit panel, is A-OK.


Tags: 2018, Due Process, Ninth Circuit, Policing for Profit

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