North Carolina was one of the earlier states to outlaw civil forfeiture. (Too bad our politicians aren’t consistently this wise.)
Eugene Crosser April 22, 2016 11:31
To compensate the stupidity of the bill about bathroom use by transgender people, perhaps?
Michael K Johnson April 22, 2016 11:36
Or the other way around; they shut down civil forfeiture first, then later decided to quit being smart and railroaded that bill through.
Michael K Johnson April 26, 2016 09:08
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/26/why-oklahoma-cops-are-returning-53000-to-a-christian-band-an-orphanage-and-a-church/ — my read: the prosecutor realized that public outrage against civil forfeiture might result in political change.
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