Rand Paul: Civil asset forfeiture turns the American justice system on its head


“Innocent until proven guilty” is the bedrock of American jurisprudence. Civil asset forfeiture, a legal process in which the government confiscates your property without a guilty verdict, turns that justice on its head. Take the case of the Motel Caswell in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. In 2009, owner Russ Caswell found himself the target of a civil forfeiture…


Rand Paul: Civil asset forfeiture turns the American justice system on its head
Rand Paul: Civil asset forfeiture turns the American justice system on its head

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