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Bennis v. Michigan

Docket No.: 94-8729
Argued: November 29, 1995
Decided: March 4, 1996

Topics:

Due Process, Due Process, Takings Clause, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Takings Clause, patent

PartyNames: Tina B. BENNIS, Petitioner, v. MICHIGAN.
Petitioner: Bennis
Respondent: Michigan

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF MICHIGAN
Supreme Court Docket

Bennis
v.
Michigan
516 U.S. 442 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 994134 L.Ed.2d 68 (516 U.S. 44
Question:

Does the abatement order entered against Bennis's car constitute a taking of private property for public use in violation of the property clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments?

Bennis v. Michigan
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 29, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Michigan, 4 vote(s) against
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