Podcast: Derek Cohen on ‘the FIRST STEP Act’ and the Texas roots of criminal justice reform

Katie Greer | May 30, 2018
The U.S. House passed prison reform legislation, the FIRST STEP Act, less than a week after a bunch of conservatives gathered to talk about criminal justice reform at the…

Conservatives urge U.S. House to take up prison reform legislation

Right on Crime | May 22, 2018
Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi: As conservatives, we firmly believe in limited, effective government.  It is paramount to ensure that the scope of government does not grow so…

Conservatives urge House Judiciary Committee to take up prison reform legislation

Right on Crime | April 24, 2018
April 23, 2018 Dear Chairman Goodlatte and Members of the United States House Judiciary Committee: As conservatives, we firmly believe in limited, effective government.  It is paramount to ensure…

Christians should want better results out of the criminal justice system

Katie Greer | March 14, 2018
Right on Crime’s Manager of State Initiatives, Greg Glod, spoke to ERLC about how he came to support conservative criminal justice reform. He says that the idea of “lock…

Watch: Prison Reform Is a Conservative Issue

Katie Greer | February 6, 2018
Right on Crime Director Derek Cohen went on air with KXAN’s Josh Hinkle to discuss President Trump’s nod to prison reform in the State of the Union address: “As…

Right on Crime Praises President Trump for Commitment to Reforming Criminal Justice

Right on Crime | January 31, 2018
Florida Has Opportunity to Lead the Way for Criminal Justice Reform Tallahassee, Fla. – Right on Crime today issued the following statement, attributable to Chelsea Murphy, Right on Crime’s…

Right on Crime Praises White House for Prison Reform Discussion

Right on Crime | January 10, 2018
Austin, TX — Tomorrow, the White House will hold a meeting with top conservative experts on criminal justice reform.  Brooke Rollins, President of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, home…

Sessions Returns to Rule of Law on Marijuana

Right on Crime | January 5, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions terminated Erick Holder’s previous decision to allow states to ignore federal marijuana laws. Right on Crime Director, Dr. Derek Cohen, went on air with WMAL…

Listen: Former Florida Republican Senate President on Criminal Justice Reform

Katie Greer | November 27, 2017
Right on Crime Signatory and former Florida Senate President, Mike Haridopolos, went on air with WJCT to discuss the major shift in voter support for criminal justice reform. Citing…

Florida Poll Reveals Strong Support for Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | November 15, 2017
A poll commissioned by Right on Crime and conducted by Fabrizio, Lee & Associates revealed a majority of registered voters in Florida support a number of criminal justice reforms.…

Right on Crime, Lawmakers & Conservative Coalition Address Badly Needed Criminal Justice Reform in State of Florida

Right on Crime | November 15, 2017
Tallahassee, Fla. – Right on Crime, joined by Florida lawmakers and a coalition of conservative public policy organizations, today addressed critical criminal justice reform measures needed in the State…

Director of Right on Crime Discusses Civil Forfeiture, Madoff Scheme on Fox Business

Michael Haugen | November 10, 2017
Right on Crime’s Director Derek Cohen went on air with Fox Business last night in response to the DOJ’s announcement that it had used civil asset forfeiture to capture…
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