Across the country, survivors of domestic violence can face eviction as a result of laws in their local communities that punish them for crimes committed against them and/or for needing police assistance.
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FROM THE BLOG:
For years, law enforcement agencies have extracted millions of dollars in cash, vehicles, and other property from Illinois residents through the little-understood practice of civil asset forfeiture.
Testimony of Heidi Dalenberg (B.H. v. Walker Class Counsel and Partner, Riley, Safer Holmes & Cancilla) Before the Illinois Senate House Human Services Committee
August 14, 2018
To Chair Morris and members of the Senate Human Services Committee,