Horne v. Department of Agriculture
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 20, 2013
|Jun 10, 2013||9-0||Thomas||OT 2012|
Holding: A farmer who is deemed to have violated an agricultural marketing order, is fined, has a fine assessed against him, and seeks to argue that the fine is an unconstitutional “taking” can bring his “takings” claim in a regular federal district court without first paying the fine; he is not required to bring that claim in the Court of Federal Claims.
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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Thomas on June 10, 2013.
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