Land of the Free Watch: Police and Prosecutors Fight Aggressively to Retain Barbaric Right of ‘Civil Asset Forfeiture’

1-asset forfeiture - 3-17-15 Efforts to limit seizures of money, homes and other property from people who may never be convicted of a crime are stalling out amid a wave of pressure from prosecutors and police. Their effort, at least at the state level, appears to be working. At least a dozen states considered bills restricting or even abolishing forfeiture that isn’t accompanied by a conviction or gives law enforcement less control over forfeited proceeds. But most measures failed to pass. http://www.silverdoctors.com/land-of-the-unfree-police-and-prosecutors-fight-aggressively-to-retain-barbaric-right-of-civil-asset-forfeiture/

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