Indiana Supreme Court: Confiscating Man’s Land Rover In 8-Year-Long Legal Battle Was “Overly Harsh”

A Hoosier man who had his Land Rover seized and later won a major U.S. Supreme Court case has scored another victory in his eight-year-long battle to recover his car. By a vote of 4-1, the Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Tyson Timbs and blasted the state’s efforts to permanently confiscate the car as “overly harsh” and “grossly disproportionate.” With the ruling marking the third time the Indiana Supreme Court had heard Tyson’s case, Chief Justice Loretta Rush quipped that the case was “reminiscent of Captain Ahab’s chase of the white whale Moby Dick.” 

“For years, this case has been important not just for me, but for thousands

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