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July 6, 2015
Philadelphia Inquirer
Dirty money
District Attorney Seth Williams has agreed to stop seizing homes and cars from people who...   More

July 5, 2015
Wall Street Journal
Asset-Forfeiture Laws Raise Concerns
Joseph Rivers was traveling aboard an Amtrak train to California in April when he was approached by...   More

July 4, 2015
Orange County Register
Asset forfeiture laws treat people like ATMs
Imagine a place where the government can seize property from people who have not broken the law...   More

July 2, 2015
Civil Forfeiture Now Requires A Criminal Conviction In Montana And New Mexico
Just in time for the Fourth of July, states are declaring their independence from civil forfeiture...   More

July 1, 2015
Daily Kos
Thirteen police departments want a cut of college kid's life savings
In February of 2014, there was a civil asset forfeiture seizure by the DEA of 24-year-old Charles Clarke's $11,000 life savings...   More

June 30, 2015
Wall Street Journal
Opinion Journal: Colorado Kills School Choice
Institute for Justice Senior Attorney Michael Bindas on a controversial state supreme court ruling.   More

June 30, 2015
Good news for speech, Central Radio
A little-noticed Supreme Court decision Monday is satisfying news for a small business in Norfolk...   More

June 29, 2015
New York Times
Colorado Court Rules Use of Public Funds for Private Schools Is Unconstitutional
Colorado’s highest court on Monday struck down a voucher program that allowed parents...   More

June 26, 2015
Washington Post
Texas Supreme Court (somewhat) reinvigorates “substantive due process” protection for economic liberty
Under the federal Due Process Clause, as interpreted in recent decades, economic regulations are...   More

June 26, 2015
Arizona Capitol Times
Good intentions do not give government a license to silence speech
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, handed down just last week, was a unanimous victory for free speech...   More