The aim of forfeiture laws is to seize assets derived from criminal activity. However, under current Mississippi law, property — including cash — can be seized based on mere suspicion of criminal activity, leading to forfeiture even if a person hasn’t been convicted of a crime. Should law enforcement be allowed to seize private property […]
#PEPPoll: Should law enforcement be allowed to seize private property permanently from people who have not been convicted of a crime?
By MississippI PEP Staff | January 3rd, 2017 at 6:57 am