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Law firm’s bank accounts not subject to criminal forfeiture

The bank accounts of a law firm were not subject to direct forfeiture as the “proceeds” of a former shareholder’s criminal enterprise because the accounts included commingled client funds, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing ...

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Justices rule in seizure case

Plaintiffs can’t challenge the constitutionality of a state law authorizing the forfeiture of property used in drug crimes because their claims have been mooted by settlement or the return of the disputed property, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

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