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Unlikely Ally Ruth Bader Ginsburg Could Save Trump $355M

Posted on AllSides March 20th, 2024
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Amid former President Donald Trump's scramble to secure bond in the multi-million dollar judgment against him in New York, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee might look to the unlikeliest of figures for legal aid from the late, and famously liberal, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ginsburg delivered the high court's opinion in Timbs v. Indiana on Feb. 20, 2019, in which she laid out how the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to the states as well as the federal government.

In that case, Indiana police had seized Tyson Timbs'...

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