How do we stop something we know nothing about? Answer: we don’t!
Stop by our next LOTR happy hour in Denver for plenty of networking, great conversation and good drink specials (till 6:30). We will be joined by featured guest Eapen Thampy, the Executive Director of Americans for Forfeiture Reform. We’ll hear a brief discussion from Eapen around 7:15pm. Networking and happy hour starts at 6!
Mr. Thampy hails from Columbia, MO, where he founded his organization in 2010. Previously, Eapen studied economics and mathematics at the University of Missouri-Columbia and worked in the wine industry.
When: Wednesday, August 15 from 6-9pm
Where: Choppers Sports Grill | 80 S. Madison St., Denver
What is Asset Forfeiture?
Asset forfeiture laws allow American state and federal law enforcement agencies extraordinary powers to raise revenues through the seizure of private property.
As federal and state criminal and civil laws multiply and are enforced by ever-growing bureaucracies, asset forfeiture has come to represent the most serious assault on the right to private property in the U.S. today, and is implicated in a number of serious issues of law and governance, including the federalization and militarization of domestic law enforcement, the emergence of de facto private prosecution, the existence of the War on Drugs, and the emerging regulatory burden faced by businesses operating in the United States and abroad.