Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program

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Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program | Drug Policy Alliance

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — On Friday, as reported by the Abq Report, a spokesperson from Albuquerque City Mayor Tim Keller’s Administration announced the City would be ending their asset forfeiture program, meaning that police will no longer be allowed to seize property unless there is a criminal conviction. This decision brings the City in compliance with New […]

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Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival

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Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival | Phillip Smith

WASHINGTON, DC — In a surprise move, the House voted virtually unanimously Tuesday to  curb federal asset forfeitures, a slap in the face to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions had reinstated a federal civil asset forfeiture program that allowed state and local law enforcement to evade state forfeiture restrictions by handing their cases over to […]

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Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes California Assembly

Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes California Assembly | Drug Policy Alliance

SACRAMENTO, CA — Civil asset forfeiture reform legislation authored by Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and David Hadley (R-Torrance) passed the California Assembly Floor by a 67 to 7 vote on Monday. The bill will require that in all cases where law enforcement seize cash under $ 40,000, that there be a conviction in the underlying […]

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