Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

Civil forfeiture remains a controversial issue in America since it’s “a process by which the government can take and sell your property without ever convicting, or even charging, you with a crime.” The procedures are civil, which means defendants do not receive the same protections given to criminal defendants.

Connecticut has put an end to this procedure when the legislature passed a law that bans civil forfeiture without a criminal conviction.

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2 Responses to Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

  1. David says:

    This is legalized theft by police. It accounts for 40% of the budgets for “law enforcement”.

    • Average Joe says:

      Amen! David.

      “No person shall…be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law….”

      Nothing more than government sponsored armed robbery.

      Y’all have a nice day.

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