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February 18, 2016

Video Available for Right on Crime/IPI's Civil Asset Forfeiture Briefing

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On Tuesday, February 9, IPI was pleased to host and co-sponsor with Right on Crime and the Texas Public Policy Foundation a public forum on civil asset forfeiture. The two panels featured a spectacular  array of experts, including elected officials and policy experts.

Video of the two panels is now available hosted on YouTube. Here are the links:

Panel 1: When Innocence Does Not Help: How to Communicate about Civil Asset Forfeiture

Rep. Matt Schaefer, Texas House of Representatives

Matt Simpson, American Civil Liberties Union

Jason Pye, Freedomworks

Dan Isett, Right on Crime


Panel 2: Understanding Forfeiture Policy: A Muddled History and a Path Forward

Sen. Konni Burton, Texas State Senate

Sen. Don Huffines, Texas State Senate

Dr. Merrill Matthews, Institute for Policy Innovation

Brad Cates, Former Director, Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Office

Derek Cohen, Right on Crime

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