Nadine Darsanlal claims to be a disabled vet, and she says her pig Wilber is a service animal, not a pet. He even has a certification saying he's an emotional support animal. But the New York City Health Department has given Darsanlal a $500 fine for keeping illegal livestock and a judge has upheld that fine.
California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit
GoGo Grandparent gives people without smartphones a way to use rideshare services. Regulators think that's a problem.
The answer to real and imagined problems is always spend more, regulate more.
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The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.