34 Alerts From the DUE PROCESS Tag


NMA E-Newsletter #738: The Revenue-Hungry Rise of Automated Ticketing

By Jay Beeber, Director of Policy & Research   For the past few years, we’ve been monitoring a concerning trend in traffic enforcement: a steady shift towards more and more automated ticketing. Unfortunately, this trend appears to be gaining momentum. In California, we’ve witnessed a surge of bills introduced that attempt to authorize various forms of […]

NMA E-Newsletter #735: Walberg, Raskin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

The National Motorists Association has, for some years now, been fighting to protect motorists from abusive Civil Asset Forfeiture laws. For those unaware of how this abuse of the public’s trust operates, Civil Asset Forfeiture allows police departments to seize assets such as cash, vehicles, houses and other valuables simply on the allegation that those assets […]

Low-Level Traffic Fines: A Slippery Slope to Civil Court: NMA E-Newsletter #730

On January 1st, Nevada became the latest state to remove the threat of a criminal charge for motorists who can’t pay fines for minor traffic violations. The new law has downgraded these minor infractions from criminal misdemeanors to civil violations with civil penalties. This change only applies to low-level traffic tickets, not to tickets like reckless […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture in Indiana Goes Beyond Policing for Profit: NMA E-Newsletter #701

Initially created to take down drug lords, civil asset forfeiture has morphed into an excuse by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to confiscate cash and other property regardless of whether a person is charged with a crime. The Indiana Supreme Court recently ruled that the government must prove it is ‘entitled’ to keep […]

Speed Camera Games Played for Profits in Ohio: NMA E-Newsletter #650

When will Ohio municipalities ever learn? The Ohio Supreme Court has been working overtime on automated enforcement cases brought by motorists against cities and townships across the state. Justice would be better served if the state prohibited ticket cameras altogether. The difficulty is that the larger cities in Ohio have home-rule authority, i.e., they set […]

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