Government Drops Forfeiture Case Led by Obama’s Attorney General Nominee

Eric Boehm The Daily Signal 1/31/2015

Sometimes, not violating the law can get you in trouble with the law. Just ask the Hirsch family from Long Island, New York.

Or, better yet, ask Loretta E. Lynch, the U.S. attorney who could be the nation’s next attorney general.

After nearly three years of legal battles, the […]

Senators Eye Asset Forfeiture Reform

Media focus builds pressure to limit seizures by feds

CJ Ciaramella The Washington Free Beacon 10/29/2014

Several U.S. senators are considering reforms to federal civil asset forfeiture laws—which allow the government to seize citizens’ property even if they are not convicted or charged with a crime—following several high-profile investigations by news outlets.

On Sunday, the […]