Civil Asset Forfeiture Just Legalized Robbery?


A Michigan bill would make taking property by law enforcement from people who haven’t been convicted of a crime illegal.

(From FEE)

The Free Press states that law enforcement seized more than $13 million in cash from civil asset forfeitures in 2017. Of the 6,662 cases, more than half did not involve someone convicted of a crime, according to a Michigan Senate agency.