Justice Institute: Minnesota high court ruling on civil forfeitures protects property rights

  • by: AMY FORLITI , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 20, 2014 - 7:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — In a decision that civil rights groups said would protect property owners' rights, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that evidence obtained during illegal searches cannot be used to take someone's property through the civil forfeiture process.

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