Daily Archive: February 21, 2019

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Roger Stone Gagged, Again

Roger Stone did a very stupid thing. Judge Amy Berman Jackson wasn’t amused, as the federal judge modified the indicted Stone’s gag order.

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SCOTUS Takes a Bite Out of Civil Forfeiture

Critics of civil forfeiture are cheering a new, unanimous Supreme Court decision which strikes a significant blow to the practice. The use of forfeiture actions, in which states file suit to confiscate the property of those accused of crimes, has been under fire by people of all political stripes, who see it as an extreme and unfair overreach of power.