Civil forfeiture is a highly controversial form of generating revenue that cash-strapped local governments have had to resort to. Please read the articles and watch the short video I posted in Blackboard, and write a fictional letter to the editor of your local newspaper expressing your views of civil forfeiture. I need no more than one page, double-spaced. Feel free to express a view on civil forfeiture but make sure you ground your opinions on fact. Please address the following points in the course of your letter.
1. Where does civil forfeiture originate?
2. Why do local governments resort to civil forfeiture?
3. Why do some feel that the application of civil forfeiture is unfair?
4. What are some possible reforms to civil forfeiture? In what way does political culture contribute?
Please make sure you submit your letters to Turnitin as you usually would do.