In State of the State Addresses, Conservative Governors Highlight Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | March 3, 2015
This winter, Governors’ across the country are making their State of the State address, summing up past accomplishments and highlighting the priorities that they hold for their administrations. After…

Levin and Madden Talk Criminal Justice Reform in Utah

Right on Crime | January 28, 2015
Utah, a state generally capable in the criminal justice world, is now on the precipice of costing taxpayers 500-525 million dollars by building a new prison to ease the…

Civil Asset Forfeiture Primer Shows Potential for Reform in Texas

Right on Crime | January 8, 2015
In the past week the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation had a Civil Asset Forfeiture Primer at the Capitol, where they assembled a panel…

Harris County Summit: Pretrial and Mental Health Solutions

Right on Crime | January 8, 2015
In December of 2014 professionals from across the board gathered in Harris County to discuss and answer questions about two pressing issues the criminal justice system is facing: pretrial…

Grover Norquist: Fighting Crime on a Budget

Right on Crime | December 3, 2014
At the recent Justice Reinvestment National Summit in San Diego, founder and president for Americans for Tax Reform Grover Norquist delivered a keynote address encouraging representatives from two dozen states…

“Reaching the Tipping Point”

Right on Crime | November 25, 2014
Right on Crime’s Director, Marc Levin, was invited to participate in a panel discussion, hosted by Charles Koch Institute on what Congress and the Administration can do to change the…

Chuck DeVore Talks Right on Crime on the Rick Amato Show

Right on Crime | November 22, 2014
This past week Chuck DeVore, Vice President of Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, sat down with Rick Amato on the OneAmerica Network to discuss criminal justice issues…

Levin featured in Federalist Society debate on Criminal Sentencing Reform

Right on Crime | November 21, 2014
Although prison populations at the federal level have very recently declined for the first time in decades, prisoner population at the state level rose. The cost of crime, some…

Giving Kids Adult Records: Cohen and Fowler in the Dallas Morning News

Right on Crime | October 24, 2014
The Dallas Morning News published a piece by Right on Crime policy analyst Derek Cohen and Deborah Fowler, deputy director for Texas Appleseed. They write that, despite large criminal justice reform…

Overcriminalization in America: No Home for Justice

Right on Crime | October 21, 2014
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Pat Nolan: Fear of Crime and the Prison Build Up

Right on Crime | October 17, 2014
Pat Nolan, Director of the Center for Criminal Justice Reform at the American Conservative Union Foundation and Right on Crime Director of Outreach, talks about how being a former legislator…

Right on Crime Featured in “State of Incarceration”

Right on Crime | October 14, 2014
State of Incarceration, a documentary directed by Andrew Gregg in association with CBC, was released last week on Canada Public Television. The film investigates where Canada’s criminal justice system…
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