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forfeiture

[′fȯr·fə·chər]
(mining engineering)
Loss of a mining claim by operation of the law, without regard to the intention of the locator, whenever he or she fails to preserve his or her right by complying with the conditions imposed by law.
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Civil asset forfeiture proceedings, by contrast, offer no such safeguards of Americans' rights.
The brothers are hopeful their platformadmittedly unconventional from the viewpoint of a typical County Prosecutorwill at least stimulate serious discussion about the damage caused by the drug war and asset forfeiture and the benefits gained by ending them.
Hyde sponsored the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000 (CAFRA).
According to the Institute of Justice, the Hirsch brothers, owners of the business, were denied a prompt hearing, a violation of the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act.
A former head of the Justice Department's Asset Forfeiture Section claims the department's "marching orders" were: "Forfeit, forfeit, forfeit.
The law sets out a regime for non-conviction based asset forfeiture a the commission in charge will be entitled to launch proceedings if it can make reasonable assumption that the property is illegally acquired.
This week the National Joint Operational Centre in South Africa said that, joint security forces including the Endangered Species of the Hawks, the Asset Forfeiture Unit, Department of Environmental Affairs and "the curators made a huge stride in our undying effort to thwart rhino poaching in South Africa.
Often, proceeding in this manner also will reveal the network of individuals and bank accounts involved in a professional money laundering network, thus leading to large-scale asset forfeiture.
These include the adoption of asset forfeiture legislation, taking a more comprehensive approach in reforming judicial and investigative practice, enhancing the role of the Supreme Judicial Council in judicial reform and achieving convincing results in the fight against corruption and organised crime.
It presented a significant opportunity for discussion about the effective use of asset forfeiture laws in combating criminal activity.
Preiss is a recipient of the US Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General's National Asset Forfeiture Award for Outstanding Investigation, and the Assistant Atlorney General's Award for Distinguished Service.

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