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The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers sent a letter to every office on Capitol Hill, expressing support for proposals to stop police from seizing cash, cars and other property from people without compelling evidence of a crime.

The American Civil Liberties Union also issued a strong statement on Tuesday, saying legislation is needed to protect innocent Americans from a seizure system that has a disproportionate effect on low-income people.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/defense-lawyers-lawmakers-and-civil-libertarians-press-for-asset-seizure-reform/2015/01/27/63bcf368-a66f-11e4-a7c2-03d37af98440_story.html

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