Criminal Justice News

Coalition Applauds Lawmakers for Advancing Legislation to Address Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | December 5, 2017
Judicial Safety Valve Reforms Mandatory Minimum Sentencing by Providing Courts with Needed Flexibility Tallahassee, Fla. – A coalition of conservative public policy organizations today praised Florida lawmakers for advancing…

How Governors Across America Are Getting Smart on Crime

Marc Levin | December 4, 2017
This article by Marc Levin originally appeared in The Daily Signal, December 1st, 2017. Governors are known for cutting ribbons to celebrate new employers coming to their state, but it…

Guide for Lawmakers on Criminal Justice Reform

Rohan Vaidya | November 27, 2017
A newly released project commissioned by Arizona State University, in conjunction with the Charles Koch Foundation, provides a comprehensive guide for tackling the various issues surrounding criminal justice reform…

Florida Poll Reveals Strong Support for Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | November 15, 2017
A poll commissioned by Right on Crime and conducted by Fabrizio, Lee & Associates revealed a majority of registered voters in Florida support a number of criminal justice reforms.…

Right on Crime, Lawmakers & Conservative Coalition Address Badly Needed Criminal Justice Reform in State of Florida

Right on Crime | November 15, 2017
Tallahassee, Fla. – Right on Crime, joined by Florida lawmakers and a coalition of conservative public policy organizations, today addressed critical criminal justice reform measures needed in the State…

Director of Right on Crime Discusses Civil Forfeiture, Madoff Scheme on Fox Business

Michael Haugen | November 10, 2017
Right on Crime’s Director Derek Cohen went on air with Fox Business last night in response to the DOJ’s announcement that it had used civil asset forfeiture to capture…

Listen: Money Bail and Pretrial Detention

Katie Greer | November 10, 2017
The Federalist Society hosted a teleforum on money bail and pretrial detention with Right on Crime’s Marc Levin and John-Michael Seibler of the Heritage Foundation. Levin outlined the financial…

Don’t Mess with Texas on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Katie Greer | November 3, 2017
If you haven’t heard the slogan, “Don’t mess with Texas,” you either live under a rock, or you’ve never met a Texan. While engaging in a conversation on civil…

Announcing New Leadership and Staff Advancements

Katie Greer | October 31, 2017
Austin, TX — The Texas Public Policy Foundation announced the advancement of three staff members who serve as leaders in the Foundation’s Right on Crime campaign. Marc Levin will…

Watch: Louisiana’s Prison Reform

Katie Greer | October 31, 2017
Right on Crime’s State Director for Louisiana, Elain Ellerbe, sat down with LPB for an interview on the new safety procedures for the state’s November 1st inmate release.  The…

Conservative Coalition Applauds Proposed Mandatory Minimum Reform

Right on Crime | October 31, 2017
Right on Crime, FAMM, Reason Foundation, & The James Madison Institute Praise Action Tallahassee, Fla. – A coalition of conservative public policy organizations today applauded a proposed reform to…

DeMint Speaks at the Advancing Justice Summit

Joe Luppino-Esposito | October 27, 2017
Former South Carolina Senator and Right on Crime Signatory, Jim DeMint, kicked off this week’s Advancing Justice Summit alongside US Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) in Washington, DC. The day…
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