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NM Supreme Court Rules on Inmate, Staff Testing at State Prisons

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May 8, 2020 – Correspondent Laura Paskus continues with her series of interviews with journalists around the state as they cover COVID-19 in their communities.  Jeff Proctor is a criminal justice reporter for New Mexico In Depth and contributing editor for the Santa Fe Reporter. He’s been tracking how some 6,600 inmates in New Mexico prisons are…

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Petition Calls for More Prisoner Releases in COVID-19 Battle | The Line

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April 17, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at the spread of COVID-19 in jails and prisons, and debate the call for early release of some non-violent prisoners.   Host:Gene Grant  Line Panelists:Julie Ann Grimm, Editor, Santa Fe Reporter  Serge Martinez, Professor, UNM School of Law  For More Information:Petition Seeks Release of New Mexico…

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