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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._$124,700_in_U.S._Currency

United States of America v. $124,700 in U.S. Currency, 458 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 2006), was a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit that was handed down on August 18, 2006. The form of the styling of this case— the defendant being an object, rather than a legal person—is because this is a ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/461/555

The question in this case is whether the Government's 18-month delay in filing a civil proceeding for forfeiture of the currency violates the claimant's right to due process of law. We conclude that the four-factor balancing test of Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 514, 92 S.Ct. 2182, 33 L.Ed.2d 101 (1972), provides the relevant ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/294/330/case.html

P. 294 U. S. 350. 5. By virtue of the power to borrow money "on the credit of the United States," Congress is authorized to pledge that credit as assurance of .... and that, during the intervening period, the public debt of the United States has risen some seven billions (making a total of approximately twenty-eight billions five ...

www.history.com/news/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-american-money

Feb 25, 2013 ... On February 25, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the National Banking Act (originally known as the National Currency Act), which for the first time in American history established the federal dollar as the sole currency of the United States. On the law's 150th anniversary, explore eight surprising facts ...

www.uscurrency.gov/history

Colonial Notes. Paper currency in the United States is born, issued by the Massachusetts Bay Colony to fund military expeditions. Other colonies quickly take up the practice of issuing paper notes. 1739 ...

money.cnn.com/2016/03/31/news/economy/mexico-us-globalization-wage-gap/index.html

Mar 31, 2016 ... Related: America has lost 5 million manufacturing jobs since 2000. A typical manufacturing engineer that works for GE in the United States makes nearly $75,000 a year, according to an analysis of salaries compiled by Glassdoor. That works out to about $312 a day ... or four times more than Carlos' salary.

www.washingtonpost.com/sf/investigative/2014/09/06/stop-and-seize

Sep 6, 2014 ... Cash seizures can be made under state or federal civil law. One of the primary ways police departments are able to seize money and share in the proceeds at the federal level is through a long-standing Justice Department civil asset forfeiture program known as Equitable Sharing. Asset forfeiture is an ...