Civil forfeiture came from a strange place

  One of the central criticisms of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s effort to roll back Obama-era restrictions on civil forfeiture is that it would reassert powers best left in the 1980s, when the War on Drugs raged. But the roots of the controversial practice is far older, and stranger, than that. Unlike criminal forfeiture, when …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/08/10/civil-forfeiture-came-from-a-strange-place/

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