Justice Reinvestment

The Advocate: Growing Coalition of Louisiana Leaders Push for Reform Through Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Right on Crime | November 21, 2016
This blog post was written by Jace Waechter, a Right on Crime research assistant. Last Thursday, a task force designed to look at ways to improve public safety and…

Jerry Madden Discusses Texas’ Justice Reform Efforts to ICJC in Melbourne

Right on Crime | September 23, 2016
In this video from the International Criminal Justice Conference in Melbourne, Australia last year, former Texas House Corrections Committee Chairman and Right on Crime senior fellow Jerry Madden shares the…

Governor Fallin Orders Early Release Credits for Offenders Convicted of 85% Crimes

Right on Crime | July 8, 2015
Governor Fallin of Oklahoma last week issued a gubernatorial memorandum directing the State Board of Corrections to amend its policies in regards to early release credits for offenders convicted…

Report: Local Jails Have Significant Costs That Must Be Accurately Stated Before Pursuing Reforms

Michael Haugen | May 29, 2015
In the last decade, much attention has been brought forth about the burgeoning state of our nation’s various justice systems. Lawmakers, communities, and other interested parties have recognized that…

Washington Looks Into Conservative Criminal Justice Reforms

Right on Crime | January 23, 2015
Winds of change in criminal justice aren’t completely leaving liberal states behind. Washington is also showing interest in Justice Reinvestment. This movement was begun by the Council of State…
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