This commentary originally appeared in Forbes on October 7, 2015. In the wake of urban unrest in Ferguson and Baltimore a particular meme has developed that crime is spiking. From the New York Ti...
In a piece posted at Breitbart on Sunday, columnist Ben Shapiro takes issue with the “Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act” unveiled last week in the Senate, suggesting that the bill, should it b...
On October 1, a collection of senators announced that an agreement had been reached on the CORRECTIONS Act and the Smarter Sentencing Act, both bipartisan criminal justice reform bills that had both a...
Misuse of limited jail resources impoverishes the community and increases the crime rate.
Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice has received a $700,000 federal grant to improve community re-entry and other services for juveniles.
Aide to Republican House Judiciary Charmain states a criminal justice reform bill could be introduced as early as this week.
The Iowa GOP senator has long embraced the “tough-on-crime” policies thathave been commonplace in recent years.
A movement has been afoot in recent years to reduce the federal prison population and corrections costs responsibly.
Reform bills based on New Mexico’s new law were introduced this year in both houses of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
In the world of conservative criminal justice reform,the most excitingadvances are taking place at the state level. States are findinginnovative ways to increase public safety while trimming burdensome corrections costs.Every state is different, and thus every state is finding unique solutions. All of the red states on themap, however, have one thing in common: They are seizing the opportunity tocut corrections costs and keep the public safe.