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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

Bad Ideas About Money, Bitcoin, and Gold Report 20 Aug 2017

Most false or irrational ideas about money are not new. For example, take the idea that government can just fix the price of one monetary asset against another. Some people think that we.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge13 hr. 9 min. ago

This is the Pentagon"s not-so-secret civilian "ghost" aircraft fleet

US Air Force The Second World War saw the US government press a number of civilian aircraft into military service for use as transports and cargo haulers, thanks to a rising demand for vehicles Known as the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, this force consist.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

Telangana govt awards civil servants for exemplary performance

BS ReporterHyderabad, 15 August: Telangana government has set a new precedence by honoring the All India services officers on the Independence Day in recognition of their contribution to a particular cause within or outside th.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 15th, 2017

About 379 IAS officers have not filed asset details: Government

Of the total officers, the highest of 37 are from Manipur-Tripura cadre.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 10th, 2017

Centre says 84% MGNREGA wages paid on time in 2017; activisits question

Though the Central government claims a big drop in delay in payment of wages of MGNREGA workers in the first four months of 2017-18, civil society activists today alleged that a big reason for the improved performance is wrong proce.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 4th, 2017

Govt forms Bharat-22 ETF for asset sales; to cover six sectors

The government today said it has set up a new exchange-traded fund (ETF), Bharat-22, comprising 22 scrips including ONGC, IOC, SBI and Axis Bank. This will be the second ETF from the government after it raised over Rs 8,509 crore .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 4th, 2017