Arkansas Legislature Effectively Votes To Abolish Civil Asset Forfeiture


Arkansas is the 4th state to do this. Will more states follow suit?

(From Reason)

The proceeds of asset forfeiture are often then split between local prosecutors’ offices and police departments. The federal government also partners with state and local police on forfeiture cases, raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year for the Justice Department’s asset forfeiture fund.

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