Are NM and NE the Trendsetters on Asset Forfeiture?

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Law enforcement agencies that oppose attempts to reform civil asset forfeiture have a new ally in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who last week announced moves to buttress their ability to seize people’s assets, despite bipartisan opposition to the practice. Slate says the Sessions initiative runs counter to a trend that seems to be taking hold. It began in 2015 in New Mexico, which became the . . .

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