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  • A New Push for Conservative Reform in California

    Posted in California, Priority Issues, Prisons, ROC Blog, State Initiatives: July 17, 2014 by Vikrant P. Reddy

    A November ballot initiative in California is directed at reforming the state’s troubled criminal justice system. The California Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, would…

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  • Enhancing Public Safety & Right-Sizing Florida’s Criminal Justice System

    Posted in Florida, ROC Blog, State Initiatives, Uncategorized: July 15, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Crime asking the right questions: Which criminal laws are overlapping, obsolete, overbroad or vague, or lacking a mens rea provision? What percent of offenders in community corrections and prison are paying the restitution they owe? Which treatment, education, and work programs most reduce re-offending for each type of offender? [...]

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  • ROC signatories in The Wall Street Journal: “An Opening for Bipartisanship on Prison Reform”

    Posted in Priority Issues, ROC Blog, The Criminal Justice Challenge: July 15, 2014 by Right on Crime

    ROC signatories Newt Gingrich and Pat Nolan co-author op-ed for The Wall Street Journal.

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  • ROC signatory Mike Thompson: “States’ Improvements”

    Posted in Prisons, ROC Blog, State Initiatives, Virginia: July 14, 2014 by Right on Crime

    ROC signatory and President of the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy Mike Thompson authored the following letter to the editor of the Virginian Pilot: Prison is unquestionably the proper place for violent and repeat offenders, and long sentences for such dangerous felons will always be worth their hefty cost.But as Ken Cuccinelli and Deborah [...]

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