The Huffington Post: ‘The Next Big National Policy Shift in One Chart’

Right on Crime | January 2, 2014
  “Led by Grover Norquist and Newt Gingrich, Right on Crime seeks to reduce the number of prisons and prisoners to fight crime, prioritize victims, and protect taxpayers.” Click here to read…

Right on Crime in ‘SF Gate’

Right on Crime | December 20, 2013
A growing number of conservatives – ranging from Jeb Bush to Ed Meese – has signed the Right on Crime statement, which challenges Washington’s “reliance on prisons” and policies that…

Dollars and Sense: OK prison reform by the numbers, and in understanding hearts

Right on Crime | December 13, 2013
“It matters not if true prison reform comes for practical reasons or for more reasons, of some combination of each. What matters is whether or not change will happen.”…

PRESS CONFERENCE MONDAY, DECEMBER 9th: New poll shows strong support for criminal-justice reforms

Right on Crime | December 5, 2013
AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice will host a press conference on Monday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. Central Time in the Speaker’s Committee…

ROC signatory Hal Stratton argues for reform of NM criminal justice system

Right on Crime | December 3, 2013
When Hal Stratton became the first Republican since 1928 to win the race for New Mexico attorney general in 1986, he ran on a “tough on crime” platform. Now a private…

“Trying to get to ‘… and justice for all’”

Right on Crime | December 1, 2013
Capitol Report New Mexico covered Right on Crime’s testimony before the NM Criminal Justice Reform Subcommittee, quoting Jerry Madden as he distinguished between non-violent and violent offenders. “[Non-violent criminals are]…

“Sentencing laws need examining”

Right on Crime | November 27, 2013
Kevin Kane, president of The Pelican Institute for Public Policy champions Right on Crime for offering “conservative governors and legislatures national support for criminal justice reforms.” Read the full…

“Subcommittee discusses reform of criminal code”

Right on Crime | November 26, 2013
The New Mexican re-caps Jerry Madden’s testimony before New Mexico’s Criminal Justice Reform Subcommittee, noting that both Democrats and Republicans agreed that “the focus of the criminal justice system…

Washington Post: ‘A more benevolent nation?’

Right on Crime | November 18, 2013
Right on Crime in the Washington Post: E.J. Dionne champions ROC’s advocacy for “community-based programs rather than excessive mandatory minimum sentencing policies and prison expansion.” Click here to view the…

Right on Crime in USA TODAY

Right on Crime | November 15, 2013
ROC policy analyst Vikrant Reddy: “The pendulum has swung too far from the ‘lock’em-up-and-throw-away-the-keys’ days; it’s time to pull it back.” Click here to read the full article.

“Alabama’s criminal justice system offers opportunities for conservatives”

Right on Crime | November 11, 2013
Katherine Robertson, Jay Neal and Jerry Madden: “By adopting policies based on conservative principles—personal responsibility, fiscal discipline, and individual liberty—states including Georgia, North Carolina, and Texas have enacted policies proven…

Miss. Leaders Examine Ways to Reduce Prison Costs

Right on Crime | October 31, 2013
Democrats and Republicans in Mississippi call for a “more effective and less expensive” criminal justice system.
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