End Civil Asset Forfeiture

August 15, 2013

A recent New Yorker article has awakened many Americans to the scourge of civil asset forfeiture in which police can seize property without charging anyone with a crime and pocket the proceeds. Many police organizations call the proceeds of civil asset forfeiture a vital source of funding. Scott Bullock, senior attorney at the Institute for Justice, describes the practice and the best avenues for reform.

http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-podcast/policing-profit

Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg.

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