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Civil Asset Forfeiture

Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group Teleforum
Start : Wednesday, November 20, 2013 02:00 PM
End : Wednesday, November 20, 2013 03:00 PM

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Location:
Federalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

Featured Speakers:
Andrew R. Kloster
Darpana Sheth

Description:

Everyone knows that the proceeds and instrumentalities of a crime are confiscable by the state. What they don’t know is that the laws that authorize this type of “civil forfeiture” are subject to abuse. Some allege that state and federal law enforcement authorities use civil forfeiture as a revenue-generation tool, creating perverse incentives. This system sometimes falls on innocent owners, many of whom don’t have the legal skills or money to fight back. Our experts will discuss whether this area of our legal system is in need of reform.

Featuring:

  • Mr. Andrew R. Kloster, Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Legal Center, The Heritage Foundation
  • Ms. Darpana Sheth, Attorney, Institute for Justice
Agenda:

Call begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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