Restoring Mens Rea Requirements in Rhode Island

This week, a committee of the Rhode Island Legislature will hear an important overcriminalization bill aimed at restoring mens rea requirements in state criminal law. The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity has just posted a brief on the issue.



Time Served: The High Cost, Low Return of Longer Prison Terms

Right on Crime | June 6, 2012
The Pew Center on the States Public Safety Performance Project released a report today examining the increasing longevity of prison terms. In the past, the basic justification for longer…
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