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April 13, 2020
By Kelsey Hackem
Tyson Timbs has been trying to recover a Land Rover seized by police in connection with his arrest for a drug offense in 2013.
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Law
Criminal Justice
March 26, 2020
By Joe Barnett
State and local governments Implement Inconsistent Policies on Gun Sales
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Law
Criminal Justice
Regulation
December 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Thousands of criminal convictions will be expunged, removing a barrier to employment.
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Criminal Justice
October 28, 2019
By Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush
"How should courts determine whether a punitive, in rem forfeiture is an excessive fine?"
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Law
Criminal Justice
October 21, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
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Criminal Justice
Regulation
October 9, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
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Criminal Justice
Health Care
October 7, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
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Criminal Justice
Health Care
October 2, 2019
By David Guenthner
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Testimony before the Michigan House Judiciary Committee
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Criminal Justice
Law
September 20, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
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Regulation
Criminal Justice
July 31, 2019
By Jake Grant
New statutes prohibit police officers from seizing property for suspected drug crimes without first obtaining a conviction or plea agreement.
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Criminal Justice
 

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