Friday, June 19, 2015

Civil Asset Forfiture is a Violation of the U.S. Constitution. Why is That So Hard To Grasp?

Law Enforcement Seizes $11,000 From 24-Year-Old at Airport WithoutCharging Him With a Crime by Melissa Quinn /@MelissaQuinn97/June 17, 2015/222 comments -  It was Feb. 17, 2014, and Charles Clarke, 24, just wanted to get home. After spending several weeks with family in Cincinnati, Ohio, Clarke arrived at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky., for a flight back to Orlando, Fla., where his mother lived and where he would be taking classes at the University of Central Florida. With $11,000 in his pocket—the culmination of five years worth of savings from various jobs, financial aid, gifts from family members and benefits from his mother, a disabled veteran—Clarke checked his bag and headed to the gate to await the departure of his flight…...

 

 

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