North Carolina was one of the earlier states to outlaw civil forfeiture. (Too bad our politicians aren’t consistently this wise.)

Where it’s still really easy for cops to take innocent people’s cash

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 — my read: the prosecutor realized that public outrage against civil forfeiture might result in political change.

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