The “new wrinkle” in due process: when the state learns its notice has failed
, June 2007
The Supreme Court of the United States recently revisited the issue of adequacy of notice under the Due Process Clause and declared that when the State’s notice of a tax sale sent by certified mail is returned unclaimed, the State has an obligation to take “additional reasonable steps to attempt to provide notice to the property owner before selling the property, if it is practicable to do so.
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