Tag: Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Trump Threatens to “Destroy” Career of Lawmaker Supporting Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

At a listening session with sheriffs President Donald Trump threatened to “destroy” the career of a lawmaker in support of civil asset forfeiture reform. Asset forfeiture is a law enforcement practice in which cash and property is seized from someone who is charged of a crime – typically a drug-related crime – but before they …

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Florida Governor Signs Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Into Law

By Drug Policy Alliance Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved a bill aimed at reforming the practice of civil asset forfeiture, following unanimous passage in both the House and Senate. Momentum Builds Nationally as Numerous States Consider Similar Reforms The bipartisan unanimity of passage in both chambers was driven by a diverse and disparate coalition …

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