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  • Senator Paul Pushes Substantial Forfeiture Reform

    Posted in Other, Priority Issues, ROC Blog: July 28, 2014 by Derek M. Cohen

    The movement for civil asset forfeiture reform has been gaining momentum as of late. What started as a spotlight on the national practice from a libertarian law firm has recently spawned interest in local to national media. Now, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has filed a bill seeking to substantially rein in…

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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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