‘Last Week Tonight’: John Oliver Demands ‘Law & Order: Civil Asset Forfeiture Unit’ (Video)

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On HBO’s Last Week Tonight host John Oliver explained “civil forfeiture,” and concluded this country must either take a hard look at abuses of this practice, in which  police can take your property if they suspect it’s involved, or about to be, in a crime — or compel network TV crime drama franchises, like Law & Order, to become “a lot more representative to what is actually happening.” Imagine L&O: CI alum Jeff Goldblum interrogating cash:

 

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