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ASSET FORFEITURE IS ALIVE AND WELL…

June 13, 2017

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By Brad Devereaux | bdeverea@mlive.com Follow on Twitter on June 12, 2017 at 8:43 AM THREE RIVERS, MI — Police arrested a 22-year-old Elkhart man after a traffic stop for defective equipment and a K9 search that revealed about nine ounces of marijuana, police say. On Saturday evening, June 10, a police officer pulled over […]

New Hampshire Committee Approves Bill to Curb “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture, Federal Loophole Remains

November 19, 2015

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CONCORD, NH (Nov. 17) – Last week, a New Hampshire House committee passed a bill to reform and restrict civil asset forfeiture. But remaining in the bill is a loophole that would allow law enforcement to work with the feds to skirt more stringent state laws. Introduced by Rep. Dan McGuire (R-Merrimack) along with ten […]

Land of the Unfree – Police and Prosecutors Fight Aggressively to Retain Barbaric Right of “Civil Asset Forfeiture”

June 5, 2015

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  Their effort, at least at the state level, appears to be working   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 […]