US Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture

On February 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Timbs v. Indiana. In this case, Tyson Timbs was arrested and the police seized his Land Rover which he purchased for $42,000. Mr. Timbs eventually pleaded guilty to dealing in … Read More

Supreme Court: Paraphernalia Conviction Does Not Trigger Deportation

On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a conviction for the possession of drug paraphernalia does not trigger removal (deportation) under §1227(a)(2)(B)(i). §1227(a)(2)(B)(i) reads: “Any alien who at any time after admission has been convicted of … Read More