Sunday, August 11, 2013
Sarah Stillman: The Use and Abuse of Civil Forfeiture : The New Yorker: Civil Asset forfeiture racket getting another well-deserved thumping. The connection to Citizen's United should be made explicit by conservatives, though. You cannot punish a piece of property, you can only punish its owner, whether that property is a car or a corporation. The cause of corporate rights property rights should both be seen as what they are: the protection of individuals.