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Civil Asset Forfeiture - Guilty Until Proven Innocent

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

Criminal Law

A License To Kill The Competition

Domestic protectionism at its finest:

In 2012, Trisha Eck had a successful business selling over-the-counter whitening product and providing a clean, comfortable place for customers to apply the product to their own teeth.

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Regulation

Report: Food Truck Fare Just As Safe - If Not Safer - Than Restaurant Meals

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Think the restaurant meal you’re noshing on is decidedly more sanitary than the dirty water dog you were really craving?

You’re probably wrong. 219 more words

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