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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

State tax sale voided

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 2:23 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court today reversed Arkansas courts and held that the state hadn't done enough to notify a property owner before selling his Little Rock house for nonpayment of -property taxes. The Supreme Court, in a 5-3 ruling, said the certified mail sent to notify the property owner didn't amount to due process. Kennedy, Scalia and Thomas dissented.

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