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A Reexamination of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Consider this, your friend's car breaks down, and he asks you to borrow yours. Like a good friend, you lend him your keys. A couple hours later you find out he was pulled over with drugs in the vehicle. You are not charged with a crime, but next thing you know, you get a notice from the State that it is seeking to forfeit your vehicle. Welcome to the little understood world of civil asset forfeiture, the legality of which the United States Supreme Court will consider next month.

Your Right to Speak with an Attorney Prior to Chemical Testing In North Dakota

You are stopped by a police officer after leaving your favorite local North Dakota watering hole. The officer tells you he smells the odor of alcohol, inquires about your alcohol consumption, and inevitably wants you to do some field sobriety tests to see if you are "okay" to drive. After those tests, his opinion is that you aren't, and arrests you for DUI. He then takes you to the jail or police station, and reads you what is called the North Dakota Implied Consent Advisory, telling you it is a crime, and that your license will be revoked, if you refuse the breath test is he wants you to take. He then says, "will you take the chemical breath test that I am requesting?" You don't know what to do, you waver back and forth and ask the officer questions about the law regarding his request. He tells you that he can't answer those questions. Then he tells you that he needs an answer from you. What do you do?

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