If protected by the 5th and 14th amendment of the constitution how is it constitutional for a state to make a law which an officer may take my property without due process of law such as driving without insurance and impounding my car?
Because the courts have held that impounding for a limited time does not implicate a taking.
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My guess is that the violation is a misdemeanor and the auto impounded for that violation. Your due process will come at your court date
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1. It is not a permanent "taking;" and
2. The immediate threat to public safety (your driving w/o insurance) supersedes the temporary trespass upon your property rights.
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