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SCOTUS To Weigh Denial of Hearing to Contest Pretrial Asset Seizures Against the Fifth Amendment Due Process Clause

BY LINDSAY ADKIN — The United States Government deposited more than $4.2 billion in its asset forfeiture fund during the 2012 fiscal year. That was more than double what the Government deposited in each of the two previous years. Asset forfeiture became a common practice after Congress first passed asset forfeiture statutes in the 1970s. […]