April 13, 2020
Tyson Timbs has been trying to recover a Land Rover seized by police in connection with his arrest for a drug offense in 2013.
March 26, 2020
State and local governments Implement Inconsistent Policies on Gun Sales
December 28, 2019
Thousands of criminal convictions will be expunged, removing a barrier to employment.
October 28, 2019
"How should courts determine whether a punitive, in rem forfeiture is an excessive fine?"
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.
October 2, 2019
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Testimony before the Michigan House Judiciary Committee
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.