Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Shameful Government Overreach: Civil Forfeiture
Imagine you own a million-dollar piece of property free and clear, but then the federal government and local law enforcement agents announce that they are going to take it from you, not compensate you one dime, and then use the money they get from selling your land to pad their budgets—all this even though you have never so much as been accused of a crime, let alone convicted of one.
Find out more from the Institute for Justice here and here.