Welcome to the February 10, 2018 Rio Grande Foundation weekly radio program Tipping Point!
Criminal Justice reform remains a hot-button issue in New Mexico during the 2018 legislative session. One policy reform that has come under considerable scrutiny is bail reform. Paul interviews Dowd Muska and Rebecca Ralph, the Foundation’s new Senior Fellow in Legal Studies. They wrote a policy brief on bail reform that was released immediately prior to the 2018 session. Is bail reform to blame for New Mexico’s crime problems? Are there issues with bail reform? If so, who is responsible for changing it and what can be done?