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Who Does Civil Asset Forfeiture Target Most?
Jul 26, 2017 ... Historically in Nevada, there has been little publicly available information
concerning the scope and frequency of the law enforcement practice known as
civil asset forfeiture. Fortunately, the 2015 Nevada legislative session enacted
Senate Bill 138, which compels law enforcement agencies to report, ...
www.npri.org/docLib/20170726_CompleteForfeitureReport.pdf

Nevada should not rely on federal action to curb forfeiture abuse ...
Sep 25, 2017 ... Civil libertarians were recently alarmed to learn that U.S. Attorney General Jeff
Sessions intends to revamp the law enforcement practice known as civil asset
forfeiture, including its related Equitable Sharing Program, at the federal level. “
With care and professionalism, we plan to develop policies to ...
www.npri.org/issues/publication/nevada-should-not-rely-on-federal-action-to-curb-forfeiture-abuse

U.S. Civil Rights Commission cites NPRI research in call for civil ...
Oct 9, 2017 ... In a recent announcement calling for civil asset forfeiture reform at the federal
level, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights cited research from the Nevada Policy
Research Institute as evidence of the harms caused by the practice. Specifically,
the Commission — an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding federal ...
www.npri.org/issues/publication/us-civil-rights-commission-cites-npri-research-in-call-for-civil-asset-forfeiture-reform

Clark County residents lost $1.9 million via "legalized theft" last year ...
Aug 2, 2017 ... Today, the Nevada Policy Research Institute released the first-ever geographical
analysis of how the controversial civil asset forfeiture program is used by the Las
Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). Civil asset forfeiture is a
practice whereby law enforcement officials can seize property they ...
www.npri.org/issues/publication/clark-county-residents-lost-19-million-via-legalized-theft-last-year-new-study-shows

Testimony on SB138: End the unjust practice of civil asset forfeiture ...
Mar 5, 2015 ... Hello, my name is Robert Fellner, and I'm with the Nevada Policy Research
Institute. We completely support Senate Bill No. 138, which offers Nevada the
opportunity to step out of the dark ages and end the unjust practice of civil asset
forfeiture. Presently, Nevada's forfeiture laws allow for the perversion of ...
www.npri.org/blog/detail/testimony-on-sb138-end-the-unjust-practice-of-civil-asset-forfeiture

Metro keeps public in dark about 'policing for profit' >> Nevada ...
Feb 6, 2018 ... In recent years, a number of states have implemented policies that have curtailed
the abuse of “civil asset forfeiture” by law enforcement agencies. Nevada isn't
one of those states. Instead, the rate at which Nevada authorities have exploited
the practice has accelerated rapidly, according to the Nevada ...
www.npri.org/issues/publication/metro-keeps-public-in-dark-about-policing-for-profit

In case you missed it... >> Nevada Policy Research Institute
Aug 4, 2017 ... Civil Asset Forfeiture. This week, the Nevada Policy Research Institute released
the first-ever geographical analysis of how the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Department uses the controversial practice of civil-asset forfeiture. And the results
are disturbing. About two-thirds of forfeitures were made in ...
www.npri.org/blog/detail/in-case-you-missed-it-67

Policing for Profit >> Nevada Policy Research Institute
Mar 30, 2010 ... Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property
rights in the nation today. With civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize
your property and use it to fund their budgets-all without charging you with a
crime. Americans are supposed to be innocent until proven guilty, ...
www.npri.org/blog/detail/policing-for-profit

Constitutional Rights >> Nevada Policy Research Institute
U.S. Civil Rights Commission cites NPRI research in call for civil asset forfeiture
reform. October 9, 2017 | by Michael Schaus in Press Releases. Nevada should
not rely on federal action to curb forfeiture abuse. September 25, 2017 | by ... Jeff
Sessions and the resurgence of civil-asset forfeiture. August 16, 2017 in In The ...
www.npri.org/issues/detail/constitutional-rights

In case you missed it... >> Nevada Policy Research Institute
Aug 25, 2017 ... So, why is civil asset forfeiture still legal? With some luck, it might not remain that
way. Last week, a federal judge refused to dismiss what could turn out to be an
important civil asset forfeiture lawsuit. (Read more). Yelling “wolf” in a crowded
theater (aka: free speech). Nancy Pelosi has been trying to argue ...
www.npri.org/blog/detail/in-case-you-missed-it-70

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