If procedures allow city officials to seize the property of law-abiding people because of a $40.00 drug deal done on that property by someone else, I’d say the procedures in place are pretty damn evil: 179 more words
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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The cap has been lifted, and now, Milwaukee taxi owners are suing.
On July 22nd, the Milwaukee Common Council voted unanimously to completely lift the cap on the number of taxi cabs that are allowed to operate in the city of Milwaukee. 453 more words
Perhaps no tenant is stronger in the foundation of the American criminal legal system than that one is innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, the practice of civil asset forfeiture – a practice that is expanding across America by local policing agencies – is used to take the belongings of individuals and not giving them back to the individuals without those individual proving that they are not involved in some sort of criminal enterprise. 292 more words