Oklahoma Governor Makes Reforming Fines and Fees a Priority

Joe Griffin | May 9, 2019
This week, Governor Kevin Stitt announced a number of Criminal Justice Reform priorities that he wants passed in the last weeks of session. This is a tremendous signal from…

Confronting the Burden of Fines and Fees on Fine-Only Offenses in Texas: Recent Reforms and Next Steps

Right on Crime | May 1, 2019
Marc Levin and Haley Holik discuss the impact of fine-only offenses on offenders who are unable to pay. With so many citizens jailed because of an inability to pay,…

The Police Union

Randy Petersen | January 31, 2019
The police are an integral part of our communities, representing what many consider to be one of few legitimate roles of government: protecting rights and ensuring liberty through the…

Let’s Reconsider Traffic Enforcement

Randy Petersen | January 17, 2019
Traffic enforcement is a hoax.  There, I said it.  Well, maybe it is not a hoax—we do actually do it after all—but it is not what it appears to be.  It is a…

Congress Passes Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Right on Crime | December 20, 2018
First Step Act Is Biggest Federal Criminal Justice Reform in Decades Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 358 to 36 to pass the revised version of…

Right on Crime Applauds Senate Passage of Landmark Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | December 18, 2018
First Step Act Would Usher In Biggest Federal Criminal Justice Reform in Decades Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. Senate passed the First Step Act by a vote of…

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Right on Crime | June 7, 2018
  Right on Crime is expanding, and there has truly never been a more exciting time to join our team. As a national initiative of the Texas Public Policy…

A new hypocrisy for the left on criminal justice

Right on Crime | May 4, 2018
This article by Lieutenant Colonel Allen West, former congressman and a current senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, was originally published by the National Review May 4th,…

Did poor school discipline policy help cause Parkland?

Haley Holik | March 26, 2018
This article by Haley Holik was originally published by Washington Examiner March 25th, 2018. Reports have surfaced that, despite a history of violent outbursts and assaults, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School…

Critics of Louisiana Justice Reform Make Exaggerated Claims

Right on Crime | November 17, 2017
This article by Right on Crime Signatories, Craig DeRoche and Gene Mills, originally appeared in Shreveport Times, November 16th, 2017. This past legislative session, Prison Fellowship and the Louisiana…

Dismal, Reactionary Views About Future of Criminal Justice Reform Are Unfounded

Haley Holik | December 5, 2016
Following the results of the presidential election, some critics predicted the stalling of criminal justice reform. They questioned how the movement could possibly advance during the president-elect’s approaching term.…

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