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Connections: An update on the state of bail reform in New York State

Jan 8, 2020

One week after new bail reform laws went into effect in New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for changes. The reforms ended cash bail for many lower-level alleged offenses, but a rash of anti-Semitic incidents and other alleged crimes have led critics of the legislation to push for adjustments or an overhaul.

Our guests discuss the state of bail reform and possible unintended consequences. In studio: