Replacing Civil Forfeiture and Ending Policing for Profit
Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on cars, cash and other private property by government today. In most states, prosecutors do not have to charge you, let alone convict you, for you to lose your property.
Providing Data to State Legislators to Monitor Forfeiture
Civil forfeiture—where the government can take and sell your property without ever charging you with a crime, let alone convicting you of one—is one of the greatest threats to property rights in the nation.
Protecting State Sovereignty from Federal Forfeiture Overreach
Under civil forfeiture, law enforcement agencies can permanently confiscate your cash, car, or even your home, without convicting, or even charging you with a crime. Although some states have taken action to protect innocent property owners from forfeiture abuse, a loophole in forfeiture law still puts owners at risk.