Eric Holder’s changes to civil asset seizures are easily thwarted « Hot Air

” The fundamental unfairness of civil asset forfeiture is its basis on the legal fiction that a piece of property can be guilty of a crime. Therefore, forfeiture proceedings are civil, not criminal. This means you can lose your property despite never being convicted of a crime. In fact, in most civil forfeiture cases, the owner of the property is never even charged.”

http://hotair.com/archives/2015/01/21/eric-holders-changes-to-civil-asset-seizures-are-easily-thwarted/

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