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Kentucky’s Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform

| July 25, 2017

The State of Kentucky has exhibited tremendous leadership in the area of criminal justice reform.  Over the last few years the State has endeavored to thoroughly examine its adult and juvenile justice systems, resulting in sweeping, effective reforms. While perhaps not the first chapter in the story of Kentucky’s reform efforts, 2014 saw one of the state’s first significant steps in the area of juvenile justice reform when it convened a task force to undertake a comprehensive study of the juvenile jus...

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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.