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US v. $79,650.00 Seized from BOA, 10-1291

In a currency structuring dispute, 31 U.S.C. section 5317(2), post-judgment order of the district court reducing the amount of forfeiture on Eight Amendment grounds is reversed where the court misperceived the authorized penalty for purposes of its Eighth Amendment proportionality analysis.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/02/2011
  • Published 06/02/2011

Judges

  • KING

Court

  • United States Fourth Circuit

Counsel

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