LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Challenges to Pretrial Seizure of Defense Funds

The U.S. Supreme Court recently weakened a criminal defendant's ability to challenge the Government's pretrial seizure of assets that a defendant has allocated for mounting a defense. In Kaley v. United States , [1] the Court eliminated a defendant's right to challenge a grand jury's...

Jay Shapiro on Kaley v. United States: The Supreme Court Continues Limits of Probable Cause Challenges to Pre-conviction Forfeiture Seizures

Late last year, an Emerging Issue Analysis [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] described the issues presented to the Supreme Court in Kaley v. United States [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], an appeal that was argued on October 16, 2014. Kaley came before the...