Written by attorney Anthony J Van Zwaren

Why is NJ Among the Worst in Protecting Property Owners facing Civil Forfeiture?

This article describes how the so-called civil forfeiture statutes in New Jersey and on the Federal level, especially in the so-called War On Drugs has denied property owners basic due process and constitutional rights

Additional resources provided by the author

"Policing for Profit-The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture, 2d ed." provides an excellent review of the state of civil asset forfeiture laws on the state and national level and how the states (and District of Columbia) compare on things like transparency on the seizure and use of funds, and the protection of individual rights.

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