Rand Paul introduces the most sweeping reform of civil asset forfeiture law in decades

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Rand Paul introduces the most sweeping reform of civil asset forfeiture law in decades

Sen. Rand Paul has long taken the lead in calling for the reform of civil asset forfeiture laws, a controversial police practice in which authorities basically steal the property of citizens without due process and little recourse. Billions have been seized from citizens by the police based on nothing more than suspicion, which many see as a direct violation of the Fifth Amendment.