civil asset forfeiture
FBI ‘Lied’ About Its Intentions, Planned to Seize Contents of Private Vaults, Lawyers Say
“Ultimately, the lure of civil forfeiture turned these federal cops into robbers,” a lawyer for a firm representing people swept up in an overly broad government seizure said.
These Cops Are Seizing Cash from People Who Smell Like Weed Before They Fly to California
Smelling like cannabis and buying your ticket right before your flight from this Florida airport are apparently great reasons for cops to take your stuff.
4 big Supreme Court cases Brett Kavanaugh will face this term
The Supreme Court will be hearing hot button cases on immigration, the death penalty, civil asset forfeiture, and tech monopolies.
A Campus Bike Cop Shut Down a Hot Dog Vendor and Took His Cash for Evidence
"Yep, this is law and order in action," the officer says in a video taken of the incident.
A controversial law enforcement tactic is creating some unusual alliances in Texas
In Texas, a public fight has broken out over a strategy used to fight drug crime: Civil asset forfeiture, which lets police officers seize property from suspected criminals.
The Long Struggle to Reform the System That Lets Cops Casually Seize Property and Cash
Politicians in both parties have been trying to overhaul the process by which police confiscate the cash and belongings they think have some vague connection to crime. Then Donald Trump happened.
Trump Wants Cops to Confiscate More Stuff
After joking about ruining a state senator's career, Trump encouraged cops and prosecutors to seize assets.
Inside the Legal Struggles of Michigan's Medicinal Marijuana Industry
'Weediquette' host Krishna Andavolu takes a deeper look into the show's most recent episode.
What Can You Do When the Cops Take Your Money and Won't Give It Back?
Under New York City's opaque and arbitrary civil forfeiture system, seizing money from a woman not accused of a crime is a perfectly legal thing to do.