Friday, February 26, 2010

A criminal justice *headdesk* actually turns out OK, kind of

Remember the guy who got his $17,000 seized by the cops because he might at some point in the future buy drugs with it?

He's getting his money back. Not with interest, mind you, but as criminal justice *headdesks* go, this is a remarkably good outcome. The decision is here.

today's criminal justice *headdesk* is older, but fresh in my mind as the guy in question spoke at GULC yesterday and I was there.

1 comment:

Matt said...

Its scary that the police can take the money of a private citizen on the believe that the citizen may commit a crime.

Somewhere the concept of private property and the constitution is weeping.