Category: Civil Law

House passes bill to require convictions before seizing assets

Property rights and criminal justice reform advocates are a step closer to achieving their elusive goal of requiring law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to get a conviction before permanently seizing property allegedly connected to a crime. The state House of Representatives passed?House Bill 2810?by a vote of 57-2 on Wednesday, with every Republican and most […]
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Amended Arizona Sports Betting Legislation Passes Senate Committee with Historic Horse Racing Bill

Arizona?lawmakers advanced sports betting legislation Tuesday after attaching it to a historic horse racing bill, creating a potential political minefield that jeopardizes the entire package. The powerful Senate Appropriations Committee was set to discuss standalone historic horse racing and sports betting bills at its Tuesday?s meeting. Instead, Republican Committee Chair David Gowan passed over the […]
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