LEE v. CITY OF CHICAGO, 02-1503
Conditioning a car's release upon payment of storage and towing fees does not amount to a "seizure" under the Fourth Amendment, but a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 plaintiff alleged a cognizable property interest sufficient to confer standing to challenge a city's practice of spray painting inventory numbers on impounded vehicles.
- Argued 10/28/2002
- Decided 05/22/2003
- Published 05/22/2003
- KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before KANNE, DIANE P. WOOD, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Cathleen M. Combs (argued), Danita V. Ivory, Edelman, Combs & Latturner, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Jane E. Notz (argued), Office of Corp. Counsel, Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.