Much like with drug kingpin El Chapo, prosecutors are seeking a criminal forfeiture of his assets.
A decision this week could be another sign that justices are prepared to restrict the controversial use of asset forfeiture.
Donald Trump Learns About Asset Forfeiture During Meeting With Sheriffs
Civil asset forfeiture has become a big source of revenue for many state and local law enforcement agencies across the country.
When an elected official, even one like Woods who likes Trump, compares police officers to Crips and Bloods, even under specific circumstances, it shouldn't fly under the media radar, like this May 26 statement of Woods did.
A device that can access funds linked to prepaid debit cards is sparking new concerns about civil asset forfeiture.
Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.
Dear Scott Rowland, I had $10K, little more, in the car when I heard you on All Things Considered. You were defending civil asset forfeiture. Your defense, I had to notice, backfired. You didn't defend forfeiture at all. But your comments provided a rich illustration of why forfeiture must be abolished.
“Few things could do more to undermine the criminal justice system’s integrity than to allow the government to initiate a
Lee McGrath, legislative counsel for the Institute for Justice, expressed concern that Richland could be headed in this direction