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Should Civil Asset Forfeiture Be Reformed?
Date: 02/16/2017
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Civil Rights and Constitutional Law
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 2 IL MCLE Credits
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Recently, there have been efforts to reform civil asset forfeiture. In 2015, New Mexico passed comprehensive civil asset forfeiture reform and in 2016 Nebraska and Maryland did the same. This seminar will consider whether civil asset forfeiture laws and procedures should be reformed and what kinds of reforms could be implemented. It will provide an overview of civil asset forfeiture laws and procedures, an overview of civil asset forfeiture in Illinois, perspectives from a practitioner representing people who have had property seized, and arguments defending civil asset forfeiture and in favor of reform.


Jonathan Brayman, Breen & Pugh

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