March 5, 2021 – A bill that purports to level the playing field when it comes to holding accountable government officials like police agencies has created controversy in the Legislature. The Line opinion panel looks at the New Mexico Civil Rights Act, and whether it promises meaningful criminal justice reform or just another half measure, despite months of protests.
The Line Opinion Panel:
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Julie Ann Grimm, editor and publisher, Santa Fe Reporter
Edmund Perea, attorney and public safety expert