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REASON – Albuquerque resident Arlene Harjo’s case started out like thousands of others: a seized car, claims of unfairness, and indifference from city officials. But two years later, a federal civil rights lawsuit over the taking of her 2014 Nissan Versa has resulted in the dismantling of Albuquerque’s once-lucrative civil asset forfeiture program. Albuquerque announced […]