This is one of those legal issues that most people are not aware of, until it hits them in the face. In some states–in this case, Indiana–police can seize assets of someone convicted of a crime, even if the value of the seized assets are significantly greater than the crime’s nominal penalties. Or as this article points out, a crime takes place on your property without your knowledge and without your involvement and yet the state takes your home. If you are interested in criminal justice, you need to read this article from Slate.
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