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Immigration & Local Law Enforcement

Local police play a critical role in protecting and serving Michigan’s immigrant communities. However, local police confront particular challenges in this area: they must comply with legal requirements in the immigration field that are complex and can change frequently, leaving l

June 23, 2016 Due Process

Civil Forfeiture in Michigan

While the practice of criminal forfeiture is widely accepted as legitimate, civil forfeiture has proven to be far more troublesome as a threat to our freedom. Civil forfeiture occurs outside of the criminal justice system and does not require a conviction of a crime.

October 23, 2015 Criminal Justice Search and Seizure