4 Blog Posts From the Eighth Amendment Tag


Civil Asset Forfeiture—Still as Heinous as Ever

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Fall 2021 edition of NMA’s Driving Freedoms magazine. If you would like to receive this quarterly publication, become a member of the National Motorists Association today! Maine has now joined an illustrious club of states that have abolished civil asset forfeiture […]

War on Cars Watch for November 6, 2019

The War on Cars Watch is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. The War on Cars Watch focuses on road diets, traffic calming and programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets as well as studies, court cases, and other news that affect motorists.   Special commentary from NMA California Member Michael Jabbra is […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

As one of the NMA’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 25, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Kansas City lawsuit against Predatory Towing– –OH Supremes back Legislative Curb on Speed Cams– –US Supremes to Consider Car Seizure Constitutionality for minor crimes– Friday, June 22, 2018 Kansas City, Missouri Under Fire For Predatory Towing A motorist whose car was wrongly towed in Kansas City, Missouri, is calling for […]

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