Attorney: Philadelphia is 'Ground Zero' For Civil Asset ForfeitureDarpana Sheth, from the Institute for Justice, called on Philadelphia to end the practice of civil asset forfeiture.
Zeoli Show Log 5.5.15Rich discusses a scholar suggesting parents stop reading to kids, actor Jeremy Renner calling Black Widow a slut, and ISIS taking credit for the shooting in Garland, Texas. He also spoke with Utah Senator Mike Lee, and Darpena Sheth from the Institute for Justice.
City Seeks To Kill Challenge To Philadelphia's Asset Forfeiture ProcessAsset forfeiture is designed to seize cash and property linked to drugs, but plaintiffs claim property owners not accused of crimes have had property seized illegally without due process.
Zeoli Show Log 1.16.15Rich analyzed the agreement by the NCAA and Penn State to restore wins taken away from Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky affair, flights be scheduled to Cuba, and singer Rick Springfield's emotional testimony at trial. He also talked to Pennsylvania State Senator Jake Corman about the agreement between Penn State and the NCAA, and Darpana Sheth from the Institute of Justice about civil asset forfeiture.
Philadelphia Homeowners Try To Stop DA's Quick Property SeizuresThe practice is called "Seize and Seal," and it allows the Philadelphia DA's office to get an order from a judge to seize a home that is linked to alleged drug activity.
Report: Food Truck Fare Just As Safe - If Not Safer - Than Restaurant MealsWhile Philadelphia wasn’t included in the study, the report found that food carts fared as well or better than restaurants in all seven cities.