Better Governing Now » Results found for forfeiture

 

6 Results found for forfeiture

[ Search Users ] [ Search Calendar Events ]

Title   Description   Keywords   Content   Exact
 

In my previous newsletter, I called Eric Holder's January 16th order modifying the DOJ's civil asset forfeiture policy "a significant step in the right direction," and I encouraged my readers to join me in hoping, not only that more reform would follow but also that Holder's order might mark...
US Attorney General Eric Holder has been subjected to a good deal of criticism during his time in office, but even many of his fiercest critics have joined the chorus of praise for an order he signed last week entitled "Prohibition on Certain Federal Adoptions of Seizures by State and Local Law...
As I have previously explained, civil asset forfeiture is an obnoxious legal process that empowers law enforcement agencies to confiscate property they suspect has been used in, or derived from, criminal activity. Part of what makes this process so abhorrent is the fact that, because it is a...
If sportswriter Sally Jenkins has her facts right, the NFL's handling of the allegations about underinflated AFC Championship game balls seems to have fallen short of even the most rudimentary standards of justice...
In the first newsletter I wrote for the John Locke Foundation, I welcomed Eric Holder's announcement that the Department of Justice - the country's top law enforcement agency - would be reigning in its out-of-control and abusive civil asset forfeiture program. Unfortunately, as George Leef...
A new report from FeedomWorks gives North Carolina's asset forfeiture program an A-, the second highest score in the country. In explaining North Carolina's high score, the report cites two factors: (1) "The government can only forfeit property if the owner has been convicted of a crime;" and...
Older     
 
 
HbAD0
 
Top