The lease ended on Bryan Olive's Nissan 350Z in March, and he returned it to a dealer in Tustin, California. In September, the city of Los Angeles sent him notice of an unpaid parking ticket on the car, a ticket issued in August. He called and explained he did not have the car when it got the ticket. They refused to cancel it. Then he sent them the paperwork showing he'd returned the car five months before the ticket was issued. But only after local media picked up on the story did Los Angeles officials relent and cancel the ticket.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
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