Civil asset forfeiture — the process of law enforcement confiscating money or possessions from civilians without charging them with a crime — has become an enormous problem in Michigan. The Institute for Justice has ranked Michigan's civil asset forfeiture laws among the worst in the country, but a package of bills in the legislature could help fix them.
Mackinac Center Policy Analyst Jarrett Skorup recently joined radio personality Steve Gruber on WJIM to discuss the process of civil asset forfeiture and how to make the system better for Michiganders.
For more information on civil asset forfeiture, visit www.mackinac.org/forfeiture.
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