Good news: We saw a breakthrough on civil asset forfeiture when the Alabama Legislature passed SB 191 this week! The version of the bill that lawmakers sent to the governor omits many of the due process protections that were in the original version. But it still will shine more light on this practice. And greater transparency is a good first step on the road to reform.
Arise’s Dev Wakeley discusses what SB 191 does – and the work that remains to be done – in this week’s legislative recap.