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Tennessee Leaders Define Conservative Criminal Justice Reform

Julie Warren | May 13, 2021
By Brett Tolman and Julie Warren.   Where use of incarceration is concerned, thoughtful criminal justice advocates tend to draw a distinction between those to be “scared of” versus others “we are mad at.”…

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2021

Scott Peyton | April 19, 2021
The U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime designated April 18-24, 2021 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Thanks to Representative Stephanie Hilferty, whose leadership saw the…

CPAC 2021 Breakout Panel: “Conservative Prosecutors, Conservative Reforms”

Chelsea Murphy | March 23, 2021
Despite media headlines to the contrary, many conservative prosecutors have been long driving meaningful reforms in their own backyards. A CPAC panel of nationally renowned conservative prosecutors highlighted this…

Louisianans Deserve Real Justice Reform

Scott Peyton | March 19, 2021
Recently, a narrative has emerged alleging that the 2017 Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) legislation, which passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support, has contributed to gun violence in the Pelican State.…

Community Corrections in Florida

Greg Glod | June 3, 2019
Right on Crime’s Manager of State Initiates, Greg Glod, discusses the current state of community corrections in Florida. While the use of community supervision is a positive criminal justice…

Unions Alarmingly Misrepresent SB 815

Randy Petersen | May 23, 2019
When the legislature creates a criminal statute that is punishable by a fine alone, meaning that incarceration is not a potential consequence even if the offender is found guilty…

Reducing Barriers to Occupational Licensing

Haley Holik | May 21, 2019
Evidence suggests maintaining a job reduces the chance of recidivism. It is difficult to pinpoint why employment is a contributing factor to successful reentry. Though a job is clearly…

Texas Lawmakers Should Prioritize Grand Jury Reform

Haley Holik | May 14, 2019
Grand jury reform is gaining momentum in Texas. But as the 86th Legislative Session nears curtain, lawmakers need to prioritize Chair Whitmire’s SB 1492 to help restore the grand…

Louisiana Criminal Justice Reform

Greg Glod | April 30, 2019
In 2017, the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) reforms were passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support in the Louisiana Legislature and signed into law by Governor Edwards.  Over a year and…

Second Chances in Minnesota

Thomas Lyons | April 23, 2019
Recently, I had the privilege of travelling to the Minnesota Correctional Facility at Shakopee.  The facility is the only prison in Minnesota used for women.  Located a little bit…

Oklahoma Substance Abuse Legislation

Joe Griffin | April 23, 2019
A little more than two years ago, Oklahomans acknowledged that simply being in possession of a small amount of drugs should not earn someone a lengthy prison sentence and…

Unanimous juries bill sends a powerful message

Elain Ellerbe | May 7, 2018
Stephanie Grace, a columnist for the Advocate states in her recent op-ed that “there is something awfully powerful about unanimity”.  This is especially true when a large, diverse, bi-partisan…
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