AG Jeff Sessions Dealt Serious Rebuke on Asset Forfeiture

Sep. 15, 2017 by

  — Michael Clayton —   In an unexpected move Tuesday, the U.S. House voted to rein in Attorney General Jeff Sessions expansion of the unconstitutional law enforcement practice known as civil asset forfeiture. Earlier this year, Sessions expanded the Federal Equitable Sharing program which allows state and local law enforcement to skirt state and local laws regarding civil asset forfeiture, as long as they return a portion to the federal government first. It’s a