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Active Debate: Civil Forfeiture Must Be Abolished

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Civil Forfeiture Must Be Abolished

 
Apr 15
2016
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Without ever having to secure a criminal conviction, or even file charges, law enforcement agencies can permanently confiscate cash, cars, homes and other valuables - known as civil forfeiture. The Washington Post reported federal authorities seized over $5 billion in assets in 2014, “more than the amount of money lost in every single burglary that year,” WTF? http://www.forbes.com/sites/instituteforjustice/2016/04/15/criminal-cases-against-police-show-theres-a-fine-line-between-civil-forfeiture-and-stealing/



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