Explain government agencies using the law to seize property belonging to its citizens, whether this is a good thing or a bad thing, and at where should we draw the line?
Read the Wikipedia’s summary of the history of the 4th Amendment as it relates to civil forfeiture at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_forfeiture_in_the_United_States (Links to an external site.)
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, then read the series of articles on civil forfeiture published by The Washington Post. You can find it at
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/investigative/collection/stop-and-seize-2/ (Links to an external site.)
4th Amendment Right Against Unreasonable Search & Seizure 20170728.pdf
How a $2 Roadside Drug Test Sends Innocent People to Jail – The New York Times.pdf