Supreme Court sides with woman after county sold her condo, keeping all the money (1 Viewer)

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    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday in favor of a 94-year-old Minneapolis woman, giving her a new chance to recoup some money after her county kept the entire $40,000 when it sold her condominium over a small unpaid tax bill.

    The justices ruled that Hennepin County in Minnesota violated the constitutional rights of the woman, Geraldine Tyler, by taking her property without paying "just compensation."

    "The County had the power to sell Tyler's home to recover the unpaid property taxes. But it could not use the toehold of the tax debt to...

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