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Federalism and Civil Asset Forfeitures

Earlier this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that his department would expand the practice of civil asset forfeiture by allowing federal agencies to partner with state and local law enforcement agencies. Heather Trela explores the implications that this practice, also known as federal adoption, has for state efforts to curtail civil asset forfeitures. Read more here.

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