“Taken”: The Use and Abuse of Civil Forfeiture
Under civil forfeiture, Americans who haven’t been charged with wrongdoing can be stripped of their cash, cars, and even homes. Is that all we’re losing? Check out my feature in the Aug. 12 issue of The New Yorker to learn more — and to consider the stories of families impacted by abuses of a poorly-understood policy. Photos by Ashley Gilbertson.