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RICO, The War on Drugs and Asset Forfeiture

A police dog scratched at your luggage, so we’re confiscating your life savings and you’ll never get it back.” In 1989, police stopped 49-year-old Ethel Hylton at Houston’s Hobby Airport and told her she was under arrest because a drug dog had … Continue reading

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Texas Red Light (S)camera Hanky Panky

The Newspaper reports; For years it had been a mystery how the Texas House of Representatives, 83 percent of whose members voted to ban photo enforcement, could nonetheless endorse the use of red light cameras. An ethical storm that broke around state … Continue reading

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