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L.A. is carried away on impounding vehicles, suit says
L.A. is carried away on impounding vehicles, suit says

Last year, Los Angeles authorities towed and impounded 4,539 motor vehicles for violating the city's 72-hour time limit for parking in the same spot. One of them was a 1999 Toyota Sienna belonging to attorney J. David Sackman and his wife, Jerolyn. That action has landed the city in federal court. The Sackmans, whose small van was hauled away in September while they were out of town, are challenging the city's three-day restriction and impoundment process. They believe the case they are making marks the first time someone has based a complaint on the lack of a clear warning. They allege that the municipal ordinance violates the California Vehicle Code and the constitutional...

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