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Guest Post: Letting Cities Charge More for Traffic Tickets Would Be Unconstitutional

Guest Post: Letting Cities Charge More for Traffic Tickets Would Be Unconstitutional

This guest post was submitted by Fargo-based attorney Mark Friese. Senate Bill 2304 would allow cities to impose traffic fines which exceed state law limits by one hundred percent. Observers and commentators have rightfully criticized this proposal as “policing for a profit.” But even more offensive, the proposal would subject cities to lawsuits, and motorists

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