Philly agrees to overhaul civil forfeiture program to settle lawsuit
The Inquirer
September 18, 2018

“Ending a four-year lawsuit that critics said put a spotlight on one of the nation’s most egregious examples of law enforcement overreach, Philadelphia officials on Tuesday pledged to reform the city’s civil forfeiture program, which had been used to seize thousands of homes and vehicles and millions of dollars in cash from criminal suspects — and in some cases from people never charged with a crime.”

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