WERU News Report 12/27/11

Issue: Alternative Local News
Broadcast Time: 4pm

Program Topic: Short-comings in Maine’s bail system impact domestic violence cases-

An interview with John Christie, Senior Reporter for the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, and author of a newly published series of articles on the topic

Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
a) How does Maine’s bail system operate and how does it differ from the systems used in other states?
b) The impact on domestic violence cases, in particular
c) The bipartisan coalition forming to address the issue, and pending bills

Guests by name and affiliation:
A) John Christie, Senior Reporter for the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, www.pinetreewatchdog.org

Call In Program: No

Host: Amy Browne
Engineer: Amy Browne

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