What’s New in Criminal Justice Reform

  • ROC testifies in Louisiana

    Posted in Louisiana, ROC Blog, State Initiatives, Substance Abuse: April 24, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Right on Crime signatory Jerry Madden testified before a Louisiana Senate Committee on a bill that aims to lessen sentences for non-violent drug offenders. “It saves money, saves lives and reverses the trend.” Click here to read more.

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  • ROC success in Alaska!

    Posted in Alaska, Priority Issues, ROC Blog, State Initiatives: April 23, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Alaska legislators have passed a sweeping corrections bill that will increase public safety, slow prison growth and cut costs. The bill establishes a 24/7 Sobriety Program, which requires certain offenders to submit to twice-a-day alcohol or drug testing, provides stricter penalties for attempted abduction, and increases the threshold for felony theft from $500 to $750. [...]

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