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Bane of American Forfeiture Law: Banished at Last?

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James R. Maxeiner

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: April 1, 1977

Abstract

This article refutes the claimed historical bases for criminal law in rem forfeiture.

Keywords: deodand, in rem forfeiture, guilty object, navigation acts, confiscation acts, criminal forfeiture, civil forfeiture

Suggested Citation

Maxeiner, James R., Bane of American Forfeiture Law: Banished at Last? (April 1, 1977). Cornell Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 1977. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1249924

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