New York NOW

Future of Bail Reform, Sen. Zellnor Myrie, Former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman

November 19, 2021

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • The debate over New York's bail reform laws heats up, suggesting it could be a top issue for lawmakers next year.
  • Zach Williams from City & State and Marina Villeneuve from the Associated Press join us to talk about that and the other news of the week.
  • Senate Elections Chair Zellnor Myrie has released a report on New York's elections and voting systems, including problems and solutions. We'll discuss.
  • At least 14 people have died this year, some by suicide, at Rikers Island, New York City's jail complex. Former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, who heads a commission on solutions for Rikers, joins us with a plan to ease the crisis.

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