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Job Announcement: Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Position Overview Under the direction of the Legal Director, the Paralegal/Legal Assistant provides administrative, financial, clerical and research support for 2-3 attorneys who litigate civil rights cases in state and federal courts in New Mexico. The paralegal/legal assistant also serves

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VICTORY! New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections into Law

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New Mexico outlaws civil asset forfeiture, aka “Policing for profit” SANTA FE, NM—Today, Governor Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico. Civil asset forfeiture, also known as “policing for profit,”

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Action Alert: Ask Governor Martinez to Sign HB 560 and End Policing for Profit

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Thanks in part to the hundreds of emails sent by supporters like you, HB 560, the bill to end the unfair practice of civil asset forfeiture — aka “policing for profit” — passed the New Mexico legislature unanimously with only

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Ban Passed in New Mexico, Heads to Governor

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New Mexico Senate and House Unanimously Pass Major Property Rights Protection Bill SANTA FE, NM—Today, the Senate unanimously passed Representative Zachary Cook’s bill to end civil asset forfeiture—also known as “policing for profit”—in New Mexico. This unfair practice allows police

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ACLU, Disability Rights New Mexico, and the Native American Voters Alliance File Motion to Intervene in APD/DOJ Settlement Agreement

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the ACLU, Disability Rights New Mexico, and the Native American Voters Alliance filed a motion to intervene in the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the City of Albuquerque. Were the court to grant this

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