The Feds Just Expanded Civil Asset Forfeiture "Laws" Nationwide

When you're a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. As Ryan McMaken notes, for th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 19th, 2017

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, When you're a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle.  For the most part, taxpayers don'.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 8th, 2017

The Return Of Sumptuary Laws? Dutch Cops To "Undress" Youths Wearing "Clothes Deemed Too Expensive For Them"

If you thought America's civil asset forfeiture laws were horrific, police in The Netherlands will literally take the short off your back...   The Independent reports that police in the Dutch city of Rotterdam have launched a new pilot program whic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2018

Rand Paul Rages "Civil Asset Forfeiture Turns The American Justice System On Its Head"

Authored by Rand Paul via Rare Liberty, “Innocent until proven guilty” is the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 6th, 2017

Jeff Sessions" defense of civil asset forfeiture, annotated

Jeff Sessions" defense of civil asset forfeiture, annotated.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 19th, 2017

Government gets go-ahead to sell Iran-linked 650 Fifth

In what has been called the largest terrorism-related civil forfeiture in US history, the government can sell .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 3rd, 2017

Trump Won"t Lead On Civil Asset Forfeiture, So Congress Will Have To Push Him

President Trump has indicated that he's inclined to side with police on civil ass.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 17th, 2017

Civil Asset Forfeiture - Ruining Lives, While Failing To Stop Crime

Submitted by Duane via Free Market Shooter blog, Yesterday, President Trump met with the N.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2017

Ohio Leads The Way For Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform In 2017

It’s a little over a week into 2017 and Ohio is already leading the way on civil asset forfeiture reform. On January 4th, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation that wou.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 10th, 2017

Ohio Now Requires Criminal Convictions For Many Civil Forfeiture Cases

Under the legislation, HB 347, Ohio will set a new threshold for civil forfeiture. To forfeit properties valued at under $15,000, the government must first convi.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 4th, 2017

Sessions Has No Problem With Civil Asset Forfeiture -- And That"s A Problem

Trump's nominee for Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, has some tro.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 3rd, 2017

One Way Trump Can Show He"s "President Of All The People"

Civil asset forfeiture law causes widespread injustice in America, hitting particularly hard at people in minority communities and the poor. There is bipartisan support for major reforms and Trump can show that he's serious about wanting to help all Ameri.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 11th, 2016

Does Criminal Intent Matter Anymore?

For those committed to criminal justice reform, issues like mandatory minimums, skyrocketing prison populations, and civil asset forfeiture are the most commonly addressed subcategories. However, there is one topic that often gets left behind: Criminal in.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 21st, 2016

–8 Questions With Kevin Holloway

'I work for a government contractor specializing in asset forfeiture investigations. In some ways it is quite similar to the process of investing'Check out Bill Nygren Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bill Nygren (Updated on –.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusOct 4th, 2016

Justice Delayed Means City Can Continue Ripping Off Innocent People

Even though state law has clamped down on civil asset forfeiture, Albuquerque continues using it while fighting a battle in court. The first suit to force the city to obey was dismissed but now a new case has been brought with a plaintiff who undeniably h.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 9th, 2016

Why Russia is so involved in the Syrian Civil War

Russia has played a major role in the Syrian Civil War and has garnered controversy over its airstrikes along with Syrian government forces against terrorist organizations and other rebel groups. Andrew P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2018

Suresh Prabhu takes additional charge as new civil aviation minister

This comes after the resignation of incumbent Ashok Gajapati Raju of the Telugu Desam Party after the latter parted ways with the NDA government.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 12th, 2018

Government to split Air India"s debt ahead of stake sale: Jayant Sinha

India's Civil Aviation Secretary, Rajiv Choubey, said on Thursday that the government would invite initial bids for Air India in the next couple of weeks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 9th, 2018

KKR"s realty NBFC to borrow $600 mn to bolster lending business

Singapore government-owned GIC is one of the main investors in KKR India Asset Finance, which has a loan book of $400 million.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

South Sudan oil money corruptly funds civil war, say reports

South Sudan's state-owned oil company has been "captured by predatory elites" and is being used to fund the country's civil war, including a government-aligned militia accused of human rights abuses, according to two investigative organizations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 5th, 2018