Bennis v. Michigan

In 1988, John Bennis transported a prostitute a short distance on his way home from work. The county charged him with gross indecency… read more

In 1988, John Bennis transported a prostitute a short distance on his way home from work. The county charged him with gross indecency and sued for forfeiture of his automobile. Mrs. Tina Bennis later sued the county for the amount of money she had invested in the automobile since she had no knowledge of her husband’s illegal activities. She appealed the county and state decisions to the Supreme Court. Mrs. Bennis' attorney and others discussed the facts of and issues involved in this case, including due process and seizure issues. The Court will hear arguments in the case on 29 November. close

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Bennis v. Michigan

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Program ID:
68492-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Nov 25, 1995
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 1995

Airing Details

  • Nov 25, 1995 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1995 | 11:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 1995 | 3:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 1995 | 6:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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