27 Blog Posts From the Civil Forfeiture Tag


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 […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 25, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 25, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Kansas City lawsuit against Predatory Towing– –OH Supremes back Legislative Curb on Speed Cams– –US Supremes to Consider Car Seizure Constitutionality for minor crimes– Friday, June 22, 2018 Kansas City, Missouri Under Fire For Predatory Towing A motorist whose car was wrongly towed in Kansas City, Missouri, is calling for […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 4, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 4, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Move Over Cams to Ticket Cars traveling speed limit (What?)– –IA Supremes cracks down on CAF auto seizures– –US Supremes Reject Driveway Snooping– Friday, June 1, 2018 Move Over Cameras To Ticket Vehicles Traveling The Speed Limit Drivers who are obeying the speed limit may still be at risk of […]

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 […]