Right to counsel includes ‘untainted’ assets, Md. convict tells Supreme Court

Appeal addresses forfeiture law

Saying a convict’s constitutional right to counsel outweighs the government’s claim to forfeited assets, a convicted Bowie drug dealer has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal and unlock funds he said the Justice Department seized from him without a showing they were ill-gotten gains, thus depriving him of the ability to afford ...

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