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  • May 31, 2018    |   Private Property

    Cleveland Forfeiture

    U.S. Customs & Border Protection Unlawfully Seizes Cleveland Family’s Life Savings, Won’t Give It Back

    Do people in America have the right to travel with cash? That is the question at the heart of the nightmarish civil forfeiture experience of an immigrant family in Ohio. The nightmare began when Rustem Kazazi, a 64-year-old former police officer from Albania who now lives in suburban Cleveland, was traveling back to Albania to…

  • May 31, 2018    |   Educational Choice

    Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. Puerto Rico’s education system is in crisis. In the last few years, the Island’s public schools have suffered from a depressed economy, decreasing population, dismal test scores, and, most recently, Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Parents have become increasingly frustrated and hopeless, feeling there are no real options to…

  • May 24, 2018    |   Private Property

    Doraville Ticketing

    Lawsuit Challenges Doraville, Ga. Practice of Using Traffic Tickets and Other Fines to ‘Police for Profit’

    Law enforcement exists to protect and serve, not tax and spend. But things are different in the city of Doraville, Georgia, a 10,000 person suburb of Atlanta that has become notorious for its revenue-generating speed traps and housing code enforcement cases. Each year, Doraville budgets between 17 and 30 percent of its overall expected revenue…

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