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Infographic: Civil Forfeiture – The Lack of Due Process

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Civil Forfeiture in the United States

Under civil forfeiture, people do not even have to be convicted or charged with a crime to permanently lose their cash, cards, and other property, all of which the police can auction off to fund themselves.

In this comprehensive infographic, we demonstrate just how far the abuse of civil forfeiture goes (on a state-by-state basis), how much money is typically involved on an annual basis, how local law enforcement agencies and the federal government “share” these seized funds, and how much public outcry there has been for a change in these policies. 

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