October 21, 2019
Massachusetts should move to require convictions in order to seize forfeited property and divert forfeited proceeds to programs including rehabilitation, medication-assisted treatment and drug courts to address rising costs of the opioid epidemic.
October 9, 2019
The opioid epidemic has cost Ohio's economy $71.7 billion, diverting criminal asset forfeitures to programs including rehab, medication, and drug court, could help reduce costs.
October 7, 2019
West Virginia lawmakers should reform their existing civil asset forfeiture laws to criminal asset forfeiture and use forfeited proceeds for rehabilitation, medication-assisted treatment, and court expenses to address the state's opioid epidemic.
September 20, 2019
Maine should reform its current civil asset forfeiture laws to "criminal asset forfeiture" and divert seized proceeds to programs including drug rehabilitation, counseling, and criminal court, and other programs aimed at decreasing opioid abuse.
July 31, 2019
New statutes prohibit police officers from seizing property for suspected drug crimes without first obtaining a conviction or plea agreement.
July 26, 2019
Validity of the Initiative Petition Entitled "Prohibits possession of defined assault weapons."
June 20, 2019
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
June 7, 2019
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
May 22, 2019
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
May 21, 2019
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.