Policy Analyst Joe Luppino-Esposito Joins ‘The Scott Adams Show’ to Discuss Criminal Records

Michael Haugen | June 21, 2016
In this interview, policy analyst Joe Luppino-Esposito joins “The Scott Adams Show” to discuss how the current administration is setting various policies regarding the use of criminal records for…

Marc Levin: Being ‘Right on Crime’ Means ‘Right-Sizing the Prison System’

Michael Haugen | December 3, 2015
Last month, Avni Majithia-Sejpal, senior writer for the Center for Court Innovation, interviewed Right on Crime Policy Director Marc Levin at the ‘Reinvesting in Justice’ conference in Dallas about…

Criminal Justice Reform: ‘The Idea Whose Time Has Come’

Michael Haugen | November 9, 2015
Last week, the Charles Koch Institute hosted a three-day long criminal justice reform summit in New Orleans, titled “Advancing Justice: An Agenda for Human Dignity and Public Safety.” Comprising…

Despite Push on ‘Ban the Box,’ Nondisclosure Is The Best Option

Right on Crime | November 4, 2015
With increased calls nationwide to reduce barriers for ex-offenders as they re-enter society, much of the conversation has centered on “Ban the Box,” an effort to remove questions on…

The Right Prescription for Mental Health in Criminal Justice

Right on Crime | September 18, 2015
On Wednesday, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice hosted a policy primer entitled “The Right Prescription for Mental Health in Criminal Justice,” which discussed the intersection…

Jerry Madden Joins HuffPost Live To Discuss Growing Momentum For Federal Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | July 30, 2015
Yesterday, Right On Crime Senior Fellow Jerry Madden participated in a panel discussion on HuffPost Live, examining recent legislation that seeks to reform a federal criminal justice system that…

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Undue Process and Overdue Reforms

Michael Haugen | June 30, 2015
Last Friday, Right on Crime, in partnership with Americans for Tax Reform, held a policy primer in Washington, D.C. titled “Civil Asset Forfeiture: Undue Process and Overdue Reforms,” discussing various aspects…

CATO Podcast: Institute of Justice’s Arif Panju Discusses Asset Forfeiture in the Lone Star State

Michael Haugen | June 26, 2015
In a new CATO podcast, Arif Panju of the Institute for Justice gets into the state of civil asset forfeiture practices in Texas. In a word, Texas isn’t doing…

In New Video, Rick Perry Champions Right on Crime, Texas’ Criminal Justice Reform Successes

Michael Haugen | May 13, 2015
In a new video for Right on Crime, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry extols the groups efforts to introduce smart, liberty-focused reforms to the nation’s complex criminal justice system. In…

Cornyn on Criminal Justice Reform & Texas’ Example

Michael Haugen | May 7, 2015
Yesterday, Texas Senator John Cornyn took to the Senate floor to address the importance of criminal justice reform in the context of the unrest in Baltimore. He highlighted several…

Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform a Triumph of Cooperation

Right on Crime | April 9, 2015
On March 26, 2015 the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform was held in Washington DC. The Summit was a triumph of cooperation and collaboration between groups of all…

West Virginia Takes Great Strides in Juvenile Justice Reform

Right on Crime | April 2, 2015
Currently 75 percent of West Virginia’s juvenile incarcerated population is housed by the state because of misdemeanor or status offenses. Status offenses are crimes that are only crimes because…
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