Jennifer McDonald


Research Analyst

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Jennifer McDonald is a research analyst at the Institute for Justice, where she conducts original social science research as part of the Strategic Research team.

Prior to joining IJ in 2014, Jennifer earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science with emphases on management and economic policy. While a student at the LSE, she also worked with the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee and the International Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s degree in history from California State University San Marcos.

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  • November 10, 2015    |    Strategic Research

    Policing for Profit

    The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture: 2nd Edition

    Civil forfeiture laws pose some of the greatest threats to property rights in the nation today, too often making it easy and lucrative for law enforcement to take and keep property—regardless of the owner’s guilt or innocence. This updated and expanded second edition of Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture makes the…

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