Forfeiture Endangers American Rights
Forfeiture Endangers American Rights (F.E.A.R.) is an organization in the United States dedicated to stopping abuse of asset forfeiture, the practice whereby governments seize tangible and financial assets alleged to have been used in the commission of certain crimes. It is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Mill Valley, California. Its president is Brenda Grantland since 1998.
- JOHN ENDERS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) (April 18, 1993). "Forfeiture Law Casts a Shadow on Presumption of Innocence : Legal system: Government uses the statute to seize money and property believed to be linked to narcotics trafficking. But critics say it short-circuits the Constitution.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
....When Carl and Mary Shelden sold their home and agreed to carry a $160,000 note, they had no idea they were about to be trapped in a government web that would cost them almost everything they owned...
- Bob Egelko, July 13, 2012, San Francisco Chronicle, Harborside may find answers in L.A. case, ... Retrieved October 14, 2014, Brenda Grantland, a Mill Valley attorney and president of an organization called Forfeiture Endangers American Rights...."
- "F.E.A.R. Lawyer Referral Directory - Brenda Grantland". fear.org. Mill Valley, California. Archived from the original on 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
- The Looting of America - abuse of forfeiture laws
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