Derek Cohen

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform in Texas: Where and When Does it Occur

Michael Haugen | April 8, 2016
Right on Crime just hosted a policy primer—in conjunction with the Charles Koch Institute—that examined new data demonstrating “how much” and “where” civil asset forfeiture occurs in Texas. The…

Without Due Process of Law, The Conservative Case for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Derek M. Cohen | February 17, 2016
There is little dispute among the conservative movement that criminals who would threaten the safety of our communities deserve to be divested of the fruits of their illicit enterprise.…

On Cato Podcast, Cohen Highlights Concerns About Influence of Police Unions

Michael Haugen | November 20, 2015
In yesterday’s Daily Podcast, Caleb Brown of the Cato Institute featured Right on Crime Deputy Director Derek Cohen for a discussion about the influence of police unions, including their…

Sweeping Civil Asset Forfeiture Reforms In California Falls Short

Michael Haugen | September 14, 2015
Presented with the opportunity to provide residents of the Golden State with some of the country’s strongest protections for property rights, some members of the California State Assembly thought…

Advocates, Analysts See Pivotal Moment in Push for Reforms

Derek M. Cohen | August 3, 2015
This commentary, written by Sarah Barr, originally appeared in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange on August 3, 2015 President Obama’s sweeping speech on criminal justice reform last month included…

Right on Crime’s Derek Cohen at Freedom Fest Discussing Overincarceration

Greg Glod | July 13, 2015
This past weekend, Derek Cohen, Deputy Director of the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and Right on Crime, was a speaker on a panel…

Right on Crime Is Sponsoring This Weekend’s Road To Majority Conference In Washington, D.C.

Michael Haugen | June 18, 2015
Beginning in earnest today in Washington, D.C., Right on Crime is co-sponsoring the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference, an event geared for faith-based organizations and conservative…

On “The Steve Deace Show,” Senior Policy Analyst Derek Cohen Discusses Right On Crime Initiative

Right on Crime | June 15, 2015
On Friday last week, Right on Crime senior policy analyst Derek Cohen joined guest host Rebecca Maxwell on “The Steve Deace Show” to discuss conservative criminal justice reform. Topics…

ROC’s Senior Policy Analyst Derek Cohen Talks Conservative Justice Reform On “The Bill Meyer Show”

Right on Crime | June 12, 2015
Last week, Right on Crime senior policy analyst Derek Cohen joined “The Bill Meyer Show” on Oregon’s AM-1440 KMED, to discuss the Right on Crime campaign, in particular the…

June 26, 2015 – Civil Asset Forfeiture: Undue Process and Overdue Reforms

Shannon Tracy | May 28, 2015
On June 26, 2015, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Right on Crime, in partnership with FreedomWorks, Faith & Freedom Coalition, & Americans for Tax Reform, will host a…

Perspectives on Conservative Criminal Justice Reform: Discussions About Reform in 2015

Right on Crime | May 19, 2015
In the last decade, conservatives have become the leaders in criminal justice reform. The issue affects many of the values of the conservative movement, such as public safety and…

ROC Presents an Agenda for Criminal Justice in Texas

Derek M. Cohen | January 27, 2015
At the start of Texas’ legislative season, Right on Crime’s Marc Levin and Derek Cohen took to the pages of the Texas Tribune to outline a conservative approach to…
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