Greg Glod | July 25, 2016
This commentary originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 25th, 2016. "This case allows the police to stop you on the street, demand your identification, and check it for outstanding traffic warrants — even if you are doing nothing wrong. If the officer discovers a warrant for a fine you forgot to pay, courts will now excuse his illegal stop and will admit into evidence anything he happens to find." Nah. This quote comes from Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent in Utah v. Strieff. The S...
Marc Levin | July 19, 2016
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Right on Crime | July 22, 2016
In this new report for the Center for Effective Justice, policy analyst Dianna Muldrow discusses the need for accuracy in criminal records, as a lack thereof can have adverse effects for ex-offenders when finding employment, obtaining housing, serving in the military, or owning a gun. Muldrow also recommends reforms to update records continuously, and to restrict the release of arrest information without further action—changes that can benefit both individuals and employers affected by criminal records. ...
Shannon Tracy | February 18, 2016
The Right on Crime initiative is into its sixth year working to reform America’s criminal justice system state-to-state and across the country. Thanks to the leadership of the signatories to the Right on Crime statement of principles, we have been a part of major reforms being implemented in over 40 states. Join us for a webinar campaign update from stakeholders in the initiative as they discuss the state of conservative criminal justice reform in the states and Washington, DC. Presenters Ken Cuc...
Find out why conservative leaders like Newt Gingrich, Ed Meese, Grover Norquist, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush, Ralph Reed, Ken Cuccinelli, and many others have signed the Right on Crime Statement of Principles.
Learn why criminal justice reform is on the minds of prominent conservatives, elected officials and potential presidential candidates.