civil asset forfeiture

Professors Study Practice That Requires No Criminal Conviction: Civil Asset Forfeiture, Federal Equitable Sharing

Published Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:42 pm
Nov. 9, 2012. Innocent until proven guilty carries a lot of weight if you are accused of a crime. But it can be a different story when state agencies seize the property or assets of those suspected of criminal activity. Read more...
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Civil Asset Forfeiture: Why Your Property May Still Be Seized Even if You Are Never Convicted of a Crime

Published Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm
Nov. 8, 2012. Innocent until proven guilty carries a lot of weight if you are accused of a crime. But it can be a different story when state agencies seize the property or assets of those suspected of criminal activity. A procedure known as civil asset forfeiture allows law enforcement agencies to seize property or assets of a criminal suspect and proceed to have them forfeited. Read more…
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