Tag: Asset forfeiture

Wisconsin Governor: Nullifies Jeff Session’s Asset Forfeiture Rule

MADISON, Wisc. (April 2018) – Yesterday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that reforms the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations. The legislation also takes a small, but important step toward closing a [an unconstitutional] federal loophole that allows police…