The conservative approach to criminal justice:
fighting crime, supporting victims, and protecting taxpayers.

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DC Summit Shows Conservative Principles Being Preached

Right on Crime | March 27, 2015

Today the movers and shakers in criminal justice reform have met in the nation's capitol to discuss viable options in the future. The surprising number of bipartisan supports of this movement shows t...

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Justice Reform: Georgia’s Bipartisan Cinderella Story

Right on Crime | March 26, 2015

The Federalist's Rachel Lu describes the scene in Georgia, telling the success story of that state's criminal justice reform efforts, with Right on Crime leading the way. This Thursday, at the...

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Right on Crime is a national campaign to promote successful, conservative solutions on American criminal justice policy—reforming the system to ensure public safety, shrink government, and save taxpayers money. By sharing research and policy ideas and mobilizing strong conservative voices, we work to raise awareness of the growing support for effective reforms within the conservative movement. We are transforming the debate on criminal justice in America.

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Criminal Justice Reform in the States

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.