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Contesting the Government's Financial Interest in Drug Cases


Eric D. Blumenson


Suffolk University Law School

Eva S. Nilsen


Boston University School of Law

1999

Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 4, 1999
Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-57

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This article examines federal forfeiture laws, which enable local and state law enforcement agencies to retain 80% of the drug related assets they seize. It notes the perverse policy incentives created by these laws, and inventories constitutional and statutory objections to its provisions.

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Date posted: December 22, 2012 ; Last revised: December 25, 2012

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Blumenson, Eric D. and Nilsen, Eva S., Contesting the Government's Financial Interest in Drug Cases (1999). Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 4, 1999; Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-57. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2192659

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