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Criminal Justice
February 20, 2018
Testimony Before the Wisconsin State Affairs Committee
In this testimony before the Wisconsin State Affairs Committee, Lindsey Stroud argues the merits to legislation reforming the state's civil asset forfeiture laws.
Criminal Justice
February 16, 2018
Research & Commentary: Michigan Lawmakers Continue Effort to Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill introduced in the Michigan Legislature that would prohibit civil asset forfeitures unless a suspect is found guilty of a crime in court.
Criminal Justice
February 6, 2018
Policy Tip Sheet: States Should Limit Civil Asset Forfeiture
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture and outlines several ways states can improve their forfeiture laws.
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Criminal Justice
January 17, 2018
Research & Commentary: Alabama Working to Reform Its Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Alabama that would reform the state's civil asset forfeiture laws.
Criminal Justice
October 13, 2017
Research & Commentary: Virginia Should Pursue Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture and the potential for reform in Virginia.
Criminal Justice
July 27, 2017
Research & Commentary: Washington, DC’s Pushback Against Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture laws and recent efforts at the federal level to solidify rules allowing seizure to occur, which could have a negative effect on individual property rights.

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Criminal Justice
February 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this testimony before the Wisconsin State Affairs Committee, Lindsey Stroud argues the merits to legislation reforming the state's civil asset forfeiture laws.
February 16, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill introduced in the Michigan Legislature that would prohibit civil asset forfeitures unless a suspect is found guilty of a crime in court.
February 6, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture and outlines several ways states can improve their forfeiture laws.
January 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Alabama that would reform the state's civil asset forfeiture laws.
October 13, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture and the potential for reform in Virginia.
July 27, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture laws and recent efforts at the federal level to solidify rules allowing seizure to occur, which could have a negative effect on individual property rights.
June 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the federal equitable sharing program, civil asset forfeiture and a new call for reform.
May 30, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this testimony before the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform Jesse Hathaway discusses civil asset forfeiture and how Wisconsin could lead the national in positive forfeiture reform.
May 1, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Colorado that would require law enforcement agencies to accurately track how and why they seized property from suspected criminals and how they used the proceeds.
March 9, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines proposed reforms to Indiana's civil asset forfeiture laws and the need for continued improvement.