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Ten Tips for Policymakers for Parole

Marc Levin | May 17, 2019

Right on Crime Vice President Marc Levin offers ideas for lawmakers regarding parole. Levin recognizes the benefits to parole and seeks to improve the system to further benefit citizens. ...

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Ten Tips for Policymakers for Improving Probation

Marc Levin | May 17, 2019

Right on Crime Vice President Marc Levin proposes innovative ideas to law makers regarding the probation system. By implementing these practices Texas can see a reduction in the number of incarcerate...

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Louisiana Bill Advances to Allow Hospice Workers to Continue Work Beyond Prison Walls

Scott Peyton | May 16, 2019

As part of my training to become a Catholic Deacon, I spent time one summer working with a local hospice organization. I joined along with a hospice worker as he made his home visits. Before he even ...

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Texas Lawmakers Should Prioritize Grand Jury Reform

Haley Holik | May 14, 2019

Grand jury reform is gaining momentum in Texas. But as the 86th Legislative Session nears curtain, lawmakers need to prioritize Chair Whitmire’s SB 1492 to help restore the grand jury to the safegu...

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Criminal justice reform in Florida is poised to follow in the footsteps of federal legislation signed into law by President Donald Trump in December.

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The Supreme Court Resuscitates the Eighth Amendment -

The justices strike a blow against civil asset forfeiture.

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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.

Criminal Justice Reform in the States

In the world of conservative criminal justice reform, the most exciting advances are taking place at the state level. States are finding innovative 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 the map, however, have one thing in common: They are seizing the opportunity to cut corrections costs and keep the public safe.