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Have You Committed a Felony Today?

| December 5, 2011

On November 1, the Heritage Foundation and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers partnered to host a training for Capitol Hill staffers titled "Have You Committed a Felony Today?"  The training was presented by criminal defense attorneys Ross Garber and Timothy O'Toole. ...

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Testimony Before Select Committee of the California Assembly

| December 5, 2011

On November 17, I testified before the California Assembly's Select Committee on Delinquency Prevention and Youth Development.  The full two-hour hearing can be viewed here.  (My testimony ends at the 51 minute mark.)...

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The Federalist Society’s Panel Discussion on School Bullying Initiatives

| December 5, 2011

In recent years, school bullying initiatives have become a particularly controversial area of juvenile law. On November 10, 2011, at the Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention in Washington, DC, five prominent scholars spoke about the issue in a provocative panel discussion moderated by Stuart Taylor, Jr. of National Journal: Hans Bade...

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May 5, 2011

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Smart-On-Crime Legislatures

| May 5, 2011

This panel from the American Legislative Exchange Council's 2010 States and Nation Policy Summit features four national experts on overcriminalization: U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert, James Dunlop of Jones Day, Timothy O'Toole of Miller Chevalier, and Shana-Tara Regon of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The panel is moderated ...

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Cutting Crime and Budgets: The National Movement

| May 5, 2011

This panel discussion from the American Legislative Exchange Council's 2010 States and Nation Policy Summit features three national experts on criminal justice reform: Adam Gelb of the Pew Center on the States, Pat Nolan of Prison Fellowship, and Marc Levin of Right on Crime. Cutting Crime and Budgets: The National Movement from American Legisla...

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April 7, 2011

Asset Forfeiture Abuse in Georgia

| April 7, 2011

A new study from the Institute for Justice—Forfeiting Accountability—has found that local Georgia law enforcement agencies are turning civil forfeiture proceeds into slush funds, hidden from public view. While civil forfeiture laws allow law enforcement to seize property upon the suspicion that it has been used in a criminal activity, Georgia l...

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February 22, 2011

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Pat Nolan’s Comments on Prison Reform at CPAC 2011

| February 22, 2011

Pat Nolan of Prison Fellowship received an award at CPAC 2011 to recognize his efforts on behalf of conservative criminal justice reform. After the award presentation and a panel discussion featuring Nolan, U.S. Congressman Ted Poe, American Conservative Union Chairman David Keene, and Right On Crime's Marc Levin, Nolan made the following comments:...

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Right on Crime

February 21, 2011

Talking about RoC with Duane Lester, All-American Blogger

| February 21, 2011

Last week, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), I was interviewed by Duane Lester, the All-American Blogger.  Lester spent nearly a decade working with adjudicated youth in the state of Missouri, so he understands conservative criminal justice reform -- particularly juvenile justice and substance abuse issues -- in a way that f...

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Right on Crime

February 16, 2011

Discussing Right On Crime with From the Right Radio

| February 16, 2011

In this interview on From the Right Radio, Joshua Gillespie and Ashley Sewell ask several in-depth questions about the Right On Crime campaign. Near the end of the interview, Gillespie asks about the history of crime as a hot-button political issue, and we have a conversation about the skyrocketing crime rates of the 1970s and 1980s that some beli...

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Right on Crime

February 15, 2011

A Rule of Law Problem

| February 15, 2011

At CPAC, Marc Levin was interviewed by James Poulos for PJTV.  Levin and Poulos had a wide-ranging conversation in which Poulos expressed his view that the problems in the corrections system are largely a "rule of law" problem.  Punishment should be swift, certain, and proportional to the level of the underlying offense, but when punishments beco...

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A Discussion about Right On Crime with Ed Morrisey of Hot Air

| February 15, 2011

In this discussion, Ed Morrisey asks several thoughtful questions about the Right On Crime campaign, and he touches on prison reform, overcriminalization, substance abuse, and much more.  Perhaps most importantly, though, Morrisey asks whether Right On Crime is a campaign for federal reform or state/local reform.  The answer is that Right On Cri...

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January 18, 2011

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December 27, 2010

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The Launch of Right On Crime

| December 27, 2010

On Wednesday, December 15th, the Right on Crime campaign successfully launched at the headquarters of Americans for Tax Reform in Washington, DC.  A conservative roundtable was convened by the following participants: Brooke Rollins of the Texas Public Policy Foundation; Pat Nolan of Justice Fellowship; Grover Norquist of Americans f...

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November 2, 2010

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Grover Norquist’s remarks on the conservative case for criminal justice reform.

| November 2, 2010

Watch live streaming video from texaspublicpolicyfoundation at livestream.com ...

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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.

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