Abolishing the Civil Forfeiture Racket: National Legal Groups Join Forces to End Civil Forfeiture

WASHINGTON, DC (May 24, 2011) – Two national organizations have come together to advocate for reforms to states’ asset forfeiture laws—the power of police to seize property on mere suspicion of a crime and, in most states, keep some or all of the proceeds for their own use. [More: http://www.nacdl.org/public.nsf/NewsReleases/2011mn13?OpenDocument ]

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Abolishing the Civil Forfeiture Racket: National Legal Groups Join Forces to End Civil Forfeiture