Should the police be able to seize your property if you're accused of a crime? | The Tylt
The Supreme Court is currently considering the constitutionality of "civil forfeiture," the process in which law enforcement officials seize assets and property from citizens accused of a crime. Supporters of civil forfeiture say the system prevents criminals from profiting on their crimes. But opponents say police are far less likely to seize guns from criminal organizations than they are to seize much-needed assets from common people, and citizen have little recourse to get their property back—even if charges are never filed. What do you think?
Should the police be able to seize your property if you're accused of a crime?
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