Introduction to Asset Forfeiture

This is a lecture outline introducing asset forfeiture to law students seeking a graduate degree in international law.  It explains the reasons for using asset forfeiture as a law enforcement tool, discusses the categories of property subject to forfeiture in the United States, and describes the procedure for forfeiting property administratively, civilly and criminally, with an emphasis on the civil forfeiture cases that involved the recovery of property located outside of the US or based on a crime that occurred outside of the US.

Forfeiture in International Cases