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Where Civil Asset Forfeiture and Seizure Laws Fail

February 25, 2016 -

Where Civil Asset Forfeiture and Seizure Laws Fail An investigation by Washington Post revealed that over 245 seizures of cash have occurred statewide without a warrant or filing any charges. Those seizures alone generated an estimated $29 million for Oklahoma law enforcement agencies. Civil asset forfeiture is a process where the government, sta...

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Sentencing Reform Catches Wind

February 25, 2016 -

Sentencing Reform Catches Wind Since 1980, the prison population in the United States has more than quadrupled. To put that in perspective, 1 out of every 100 adults is locked up. With over 2,000,000 people incarcerated, the United States has a mass incarceration rate like no other. Last year, the awareness of the need for sentencing reform caugh...

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