20 Blog Posts From the Civil Forfeiture Tag


Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: NMA E-Newsletter #519

Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: NMA E-Newsletter #519

This is a story about my twenty-year-old son. To some readers this may be an article that smacks of stupidity and privilege. It may be that both are true but the real point is how hopelessly out of whack law enforcement and related penalties are with the real world. On a Saturday night John exited […]

War on Cars Watch for December 13, 2018

War on Cars Watch for December 13, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. This blog will give you highlights of the week’s stories and commentary from […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 3, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 3, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! Utah Supremes side with Motorists on CAF Feds Seize Cars and Cash from Corrupt Bus Cam CEO involved in the Dallas School Bus Cam Scandal Fed Judge Upholds right to Flip off Cops Friday, August 31, 2018 Utah Supreme Court Sides With Motorist Who Had Cash Seized A unanimous Utah […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 6, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 6, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Fed Judge Declares NM CAF Program Illegal– –MA Cops busted over Fake Tickets & Bogus OT– –KS Supremes Reject Owner is Driver Presumption– Friday, August 3, 2018 Federal Judge Declares New Mexico Car Seizure Program Illegal A federal court on Saturday could see no defense for the way that the […]

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 […]