1. Seize First, Question Later: The Institute for Justice’s New Report on the IRS’ Abusive Civil Forfeiture Regime

    Feb 4, 2015 … Adam Bates Considering the growing controversy over the abuse of civil asset forfeiture at the ... of the practice is perfectly timed. An excerpt from the executive summary: Federal civil forfeiture ... importantly, structured funds are also subject to civil forfeiture. Civil forfeiture is the government’s power ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/seize-first-question-later-instit…rfeiture-regime

  2. Loretta Lynch’s Worrisome Answer on Civil Asset Forfeiture

    Jan 30, 2015 … be heard.” Even setting aside the litany of federal civil asset forfeiture abuses that have come to ... light recently across the country, Lynch’s reference to her own office’s handling of civil forfeiture is ... the 60-day deadline for the initiation of proceedings included in the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/loretta-lynchs…sset-forfeiture

  3. John Oliver on Civil Asset Forfeiture

    Oct 10, 2014 … Tim Lynch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Civil Forfeiture (HBO) For related Cato scholarship, ... go here. 2014-10-10 21:29:57 Law and Civil Liberties asset forfeiture ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/john…sset-forfeiture

  4. Civil Forfeiture vs. Truth and Justice

    Mar 30, 2011 … Caleb O. Brown Civil asset forfeiture strikes at the heart of property rights. Authorities simply ... ” (PDF) report last April here at Cato. 2011-03-30 16:19:27 General, Law and Civil Liberties civil ... forfeiture, Institute for Justice, isaac reese, policing for profit, truth and justice ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/civi…s-truth-justice

  5. Obama Administration Big on ‘Hot Goods’ Orders, Civil Forfeiture for Labor Regulations

    Feb 15, 2015 … One reason for the public outcry over civil forfeiture is its unfairness as a matter of procedure: ... It wanted to stave that off. Like the civil forfeiture power, the “hot goods” power is ripe for ... just forfeiture law that can give the government this intimidating type of power. Under a provision of ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/obama-administra…bor-regulations

  6. Beginning of the End for Civil Asset Forfeiture?

    Jan 16, 2015 … ending civil asset forfeiture entirely. Police Tactics and Misconduct and Property Rights Tim Lynch ...

    http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-pod…sset-forfeiture

  7. Loretta Lynch and Civil Asset Forfeiture

    Jan 28, 2015 … draw much of a distinction between civil and criminal asset forfeiture. Adam Bates says that’s a big ...

    http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-pod…sset-forfeiture

  8. Ending Legalized Piracy: Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

    Feb 9, 2015 … Monday, February 9, 2015- 4:56pm Roger Pilon Trevor Burrus Civil Rights Constitutional Studies ...

    http://www.cato.org/articles/ending-legal…rfeiture-reform

  9. Philadelphia’s Civil Asset Forfeiture ‘Machine’

    Sep 8, 2014 … The city is in a class by itself in the world of civil asset forfeiture, says Institute for Justice ...

    http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-podcast…feiture-machine

  10. Make Civil Asset Forfeiture History

    Jul 30, 2014 … July 30, 2014 Civil asset forfeiture turns “innocent until proven guilty” on its head. It rewards ...

    http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-pod…feiture-history

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