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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

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

"The Police Just F**ked My Life" - Alabamians Outraged As Civil Asset Forfeitures Soar

The morning of June 29, 2010, began much like any other day for Frank Ranelli, the owner of FAR Computers in Ensley, Alabama. Ranelli, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 20th, 2017

3-D Printing Allows Blind People to ‘See’ Civil War Artifacts at Virginia Museum

3-D Printing can make museum specimens more accessible to the disabled......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

3D Printing Allows Blind People to "See" Civil War Artifacts at Virginia Museum

3D Printing can make museum specimens more accessible to the disabled......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

Key Words: Chinese central bank official Zhou warns of sudden collapse in asset prices

Zhou Xiaochuan, speaking on the sidelines of China’s 19th Communist Party congress Thursday, uttered a more cautious assessment than government officials have offered......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Swiss City of Zug Backs Blockchain Asset Trade Group

The government of the Canton of Zug is supporting a newly launched blockchain trade group.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 17th, 2017

TN govt to start IAS academies in all 32 districts

Tamil Nadu government would soon set up coaching academies for civil services aspirants in all districts, state Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan said today. “To help those appearing for IAS/IPS........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 15th, 2017