Can States, HOAs ignore 8th amendment of U.S. Constitution?

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By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Housing consumer and HOA reform advocates need to educate themselves about the national scourge of Civil Forfeiture abuse. Institute for Justice, a group of attorney that wage legal battles against Civil Forfeiture, defines Civil Forfeiture as: … a process through which police and prosecutors seize someone’s property and keep the proceeds for themselves, thus giving law enforcement an incentive to maximize profits rather than seek the neutral administration of Continue ReadingCan States, HOAs ignore 8th amendment of U.S. Constitution?