3 Alerts From the CAF Tag

Civil Asset Forfeiture takes a Turn: NMA E-Newsletter #449

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul recently wrote an editorial on civil asset forfeiture (CAF) and his opening paragraph says it all. “Innocent until proven guilty” is the bedrock of America jurisprudence. Civil asset forfeiture, a legal process in which government confiscates your property without a guilty verdict, turns that justice on its head. In mid-July, U.S. […]

Is Our Property Guilty until Proven Innocent? : NMA E-Newsletter #388

Law Enforcement now using ERADs, seizing cash without an arrest, a warrant and due process. Life as a motorist in America is never easy. Not only do motorists have to contend with red-light cameras with sometimes shortened yellow lights, we have to deal with automated speed cameras, speed traps, road blocks, wolf pack ticket blitzing, […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reporting Requirements Bill has passed out of a NJ Senate Committee

New Jersey Senate Bill S2267 advanced out of committee this week on an unanimous vote.  The bill would require county prosecutors to provide annual reports of assets seized through civil forfeiture to the NJ Attorney General.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan (D-18), S2267 and if passed by the New Jersey Legislature and signed by Governor […]