More States, Cities Adopting Risk-Based Bail Alternatives

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New Mexico's legislature approved a constitutional amendment to reform the use of bail for defendants awaiting trial. It became law after winning the support of 87 percent of voters in this year's election. NPR reports that the state joined an increasing number of U.S. jurisdictions that have begun to implement risk-based systems of pre-trial . . .

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