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Forfeiting Our Rights: The Urgent Need for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, First Session, December 8, 2021   [open pdf - 214KB]

This is the December 8, 2021 hearing on "Forfeiting Our Rights: The Urgent Need for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Committee on Oversight and Reform. From the opening statement of Jamie Raskin: "This bipartisan hearing will be the first that Congress has held in nearly seven years focused on the need to reform the use of our civil asset forfeiture laws. Civil asset forfeiture is a tool used widely by federal, state, and local law enforcement to seize assets that are believed to be connected to criminal activity, either as an instrument of criminal activity or a proceed of criminal activity." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Daniel Alban, Malinda Harris, Louis S. Rulli, and Aamra Ahmad.

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Serial No. 117-57
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2022
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Public Domain
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