My [qualified] endorsement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s (D) new limits on asset forfeitures.

On the one hand: this is a smart thing to do.¬†“Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday barred local and state police from using federal law to seize cash, cars and other property without evidence that a crime occurred.” Asset forfeiture is one of those things that happens mostly under the public’s radar, but it’s a situation that concerns people across the ideological spectrum. Having asset forfeiture¬†put under constraints is something that I’d like the Attorney General to do, actually. Continue reading My [qualified] endorsement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s (D) new limits on asset forfeitures.