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Civil liberties violating civil asset forfeiture laws provide law enforcement officials with the ability to seize and retain the property (cash, cars, real property, etc.) of individuals who are merely suspected of having an involvement with some kind of criminal activity.
The 132 page report catalogs hundreds of incidents of alleged excessive use of force and the violation of basic rights and liberties by police officers against protesters, journalists, legal observers and bystanders at Occupy Wall Street protests over the course of the last nine months.