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Lee McGrath of the Institute for Justice tells Senate Judiciary committee members about a bill he supports that would do away with civil forfeitures in Minnesota. The bill’s author, Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, is also pictured. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)
Lee McGrath of the Institute for Justice tells Senate Judiciary committee members about a bill he supports that would do away with civil forfeitures in Minnesota. The bill’s author, Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, is also pictured. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)

Senate forfeiture bill advances

Over the objections of law enforcement and prosecutors, a bill that removes civil courts from criminal asset forfeitures and requires a conviction before they are finalized, has cleared a Senate hurdle.

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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