Revenue Generated From Civil Asset Forfeiture Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules

Any revenue formally generated from the civil asset forfeiture program in Albuquerque, New Mexico is unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge James O. Browning ruled civil asset forfeiture violates residents’ rights to due process because it forces them to prove their innocence before they can reclaim their possessions, as Reason wrote. Civil … Continue reading Revenue Generated From Civil Asset Forfeiture Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules