What’s New in Criminal Justice Reform

  • “Prison Reform is Bigger in Texas”

    Posted in ROC Blog, State Initiatives, Texas, The Criminal Justice Challenge: April 12, 2014 by Right on Crime

    ROC signatories Jerry Madden, Grover Norquist and Newt Gingrich sit down with The Daily Beast to discuss the origins of the criminal justice reform movement in Texas. “Traditionally, the politics [of prison reform] were that conservatives said ‘tough on crime’ and ‘the longer you put people in prison, the better,’” Norquist told me. “Over time, [...]

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  • Marc Levin: Remember and empower victims of crime

    Posted in ROC Blog, Victims: April 11, 2014 by Right on Crime

    While crime has been declining for two decades, 1 in 14 Americans experienced a property crime and 1 in 40 a violent crime during 2012. To pay tribute to victims and survivors, the federal government has designated April 6 to 12, 2014 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This is a time to turn our [...]

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