civil asset forfeiture
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.
The Supreme Court will be hearing hot button cases on immigration, the death penalty, civil asset forfeiture, and tech monopolies.
"Yep, this is law and order in action," the officer says in a video taken of the incident.
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.
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.
After joking about ruining a state senator's career, Trump encouraged cops and prosecutors to seize assets.
'Weediquette' host Krishna Andavolu takes a deeper look into the show's most recent episode.
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.
The United States went to great lengths to prosecute FIFA. But was the ultimate goal just to make money from civil asset forfeiture?