PHILADELPHIA — The most notorious courtroom in America is surprisingly small and bright, and noisier than the multiple “silence” signs might suggest. Every weekday morning, people who have had property seized by the city show up to Courtroom 478 in city hall; they find chairs and wait for their names or their addresses to be called. 1,719 more words
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Part of an e-mail I received from the Institute for Justice (IJ):
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There’s been tremendous activity over the past few weeks in our campaign to end civil forfeiture, so I want to give you a report.
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