Special report: Guilty until proven innocent

This article appeared in the May 15, 2014 edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. This article was my senior Capstone project at TCU. I did background research and online elements for it. The full story can be viewed here, and the other parts of the package can be viewed here, here, and here.

Here is a Google map breakdown of civil asset forfeiture money throughout the state of Texas, as of May 2014:

Asset Forfeiture Equitable Sharing by County (2013)

By Samantha Ehlinger and Mary Muller – Special to the Star-Telegram

Editor’s note: This report has been updated to clarify information about Fort Worth defense attorney Steve Jumes’ retainer fee.

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