3 Blog Posts From the CAF Tag


NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for September 5, 2018

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for September 5, 2018

Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion. This Week… TheVerge.com posted last week: How Should We Regulate […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

As one of the NMA’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture—Why should we care?

Civil Asset Forfeiture—Why should we care?

Originally created to break drug lords, civil asset forfeiture or CAF has now morphed into an anything-goes situation when it comes to law enforcement confiscating cash and property. Make no mistake, CAF is a constitutional rights issue. The Fourth Amendment protects not only a person’s right to privacy but freedom from arbitrary governmental intrusions. The […]