Asset Forfeiture

Michigan Citizens Property Taken Without Crime Charged
We have been speaking about asset forfeiture here in Michigan for years and how citizens of Michigan assets are taken without a crime being charged.
Well according to the Michigan Capitol Confidential 10% of people living in Michigan had their assets taken by the state in 2016 and were not charged wi…
Good News about Civil Asset Forfeiture in Michigan
First let us define what Civil Asset Forfeiture is, according to the Heritage Foundations website:
It is a legal tool that allows law enforcement officials to seize property that they assert has been involved in certain criminal activity...
Michigan Asset Forfeiture Law May Be Reformed
Michigan’s’ Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter (R-Mt. Pleasant) wrote an opinion piece published in The Detroit New, stating his want to reform Michigan’s asset forfeiture law.
It is a well written piece giving good reasons why Michigan’s…