Nebraska Just Abolished Civil Forfeiture, Now Requires A Criminal Conviction To Take Property

Credit: Shutterstock (Comment – Thank you Nick for a spot of good news.  also see: Nick Sibilla, Contributor Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill on Tuesday that eliminates civil forfeiture, which allows law enforcement to seize and keep property without filing charges or securing criminal convictions. The bill, LB 1106, passed the unicameral legislature last … Read more