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Luis v. United States, No. 14-419 (Mar. 30, 2016)

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Law Enforcement Cannot Freeze Assets Not Tied to Crimes, Supreme Court Rules

Jackson Lewis P.C. • April 01, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-to-3 decision, has ruled that federal law enforcement may not freeze an accused’s assets needed to pay criminal defense lawyers if the assets are not linked to a crime. Luis v. United States, No. 14-419 (Mar. 30, 2016).