July 21, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ tough-on-crime agenda is gaining momentum. This week, he announced the revival of a controversial tool for police — civil asset forfeiture. The polarizing practice allows authorities to legally confiscate your cash, home and business if they merely suspect that you’ve committed a crime. Following intense criticism and tales of abuse, former Attorney General Eric Holder restricted this practice in 2015.
The clash between authoritarians and anti-authoritarians continues. What authoritarian expressions should we expect to see next?
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