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Government can’t be sued for seizing and keeping cigarettes (access required)

Where the government seized cigarettes from a store as part of an investigation into alleged trafficking of contraband cigarettes, and kept them as evidence at trial, the store owners couldn’t sue the government for the value of the cigarettes. Background Plaintiffs Reba Myers and David Edward Myers were sole shareholders, owners and operators of Demcorp LLC, which ...