8th Circ. Upholds Des Moines' Red-Light Camera Program

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 4:47 PM EST) -- The Eighth Circuit ruled Thursday that Des Moines, Iowa’s red-light traffic enforcement program does not violate the due process rights of six drivers challenging notices of violations they received in the mail, shutting down the drivers’ attempt to pursue their claims as a class.

A three-judge panel of the Eighth Circuit issued a brief five-page decision in response to a petition for rehearing filed by six drivers’ who launched suit claiming a 2011 city ordinance authorizing Des Moines to set up its so-called Automatic Traffic Enforcement,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sarah Brooks, et al v. City of Des Moines, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

August 14, 2015

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