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Attorneys Laud Transparency in Civil Asset Forfeiture Law; Bill Sponsor Disputes Law's Benefits

Kirkland achieved a win on behalf of pro bono client Aaron Dorn in a case involving constitutional rights as they relate to seizures of personal property. The case was one of the motivating factors that led the North Dakota legislature to reform its forfeiture laws earlier this year. 

"One of [Dorn's] attorneys, Michael Francus, called the new law 'certainly more protective for defendants.'"

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This article appeared in its entirety in the November 10, 2019, edition of Bismarck Tribune.