All Talk and No Action: Arizona’s Mandatory Drug Sentencing

Right on Crime | March 5, 2019
Right on Crime’s Greg Glod, Director of State Initiatives, examines Arizona’s broad, and often confusing, mandatory drug sentencing laws. While many mandatory minimum sentencing laws, particularly for drug offenses,…

Two thumbs up: Not an ordinary night at the movies

Kurt Altman | October 11, 2018
Picture this: It’s 5:45 on a Wednesday night.  Catering and bar service are in place.  Students, professionals, and community members are cautiously entering the building to make sure they…

Arizona is filling its prisons with ‘folks we’re just mad at’

Right on Crime | September 28, 2018
This article by Pat Nolan, the director of the American Conservative Union Foundation Center for Criminal Justice Reform and a Right on Crime signatory, originally appeared in Arizona Capitol…

Less is more when it comes to putting people in jail

Kurt Altman | March 16, 2018
This article by Kurt Altman originally appeared in Arizona Capitol Times, March 16th, 2018. As someone who has lived in Phoenix since the early 1990s, I have always had…

Arizona is Making Sausage

Kurt Altman | February 20, 2018
I was told once that if you like the law and you like sausage, you should never experience the making of either.  I was told this at a cook…

Breakfast Briefing Kicks off Conversations for Reform in Arizona

Kurt Altman | January 12, 2018
Arizona legislative session opened Monday, January 8th but it really got moving today, January 11th, for criminal justice reforms in the state.  Right on Crime hosted a legislative briefing…

Townhall Interviews Kurt Altman on Conservative Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | October 3, 2017
In this interview with Townhall, Right on Crime’s Arizona State Director, Kurt Altman, gives the rundown on conservative criminal justice reform. As Kurt outlines, Right on Crime’s top priority…

The 2477 to Yuma

Kurt Altman | July 5, 2017
In 1957, a classic Western film starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin was released – 3:10 to Yuma.  It was remade in 2007 with super star actors Russell Crowe…

In Arizona, One Man Faces Criminal Penalties for Cutting the Homeless’ Hair Without a License

Michael Haugen | February 10, 2017
As the saying goes, good deeds never go unpunished. A Tucson man is finding this out the hard way as he’s currently under investigation by Arizona’s State Board of…
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