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  • Chuck DeVore Talks Right on Crime on the Rick Amato Show

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, ROC Blog, Video: November 22, 2014 by Right on Crime

    This past week Chuck DeVore, Vice President of Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, sat down with Rick Amato on the OneAmerica Network to discuss criminal justice issues from a conservative perspective. DeVore began by recapping the changes that have occurred in Texas in the last several years, a bipartisan movement to get the […]

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  • Rating the States: Giving Kids A Second Chance

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, Juvenile Justice, ROC Blog: November 22, 2014 by Dianna Muldrow

    Many people assume that one of the key differences between the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems is that juveniles are able to get their records sealed or expunged once adjudicated. The thing is, very often that doesn’t happen. There are many reasons that we have separate systems for juveniles and adults. It is very […]

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  • Study Finds Idaho Last in Protecting Juvenile Records

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, Idaho, Juvenile Justice, ROC Blog: November 21, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Geoffrey Talmon of the Idaho Freedom Foundation reviews the recent Juvenile Law Center survey of how America’s states protect the records of juvenile offenders in their criminal justice systems. As the the survey notes, “Idaho receives the lowest score because there are no confidentiality protections for juvenile records and very few records are eligible for sealing.” Talmon […]

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  • Levin featured in Federalist Society debate on Criminal Sentencing Reform

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, ROC Blog, Video: November 21, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Although prison populations at the federal level have very recently declined for the first time in decades, prisoner population at the state level rose. The cost of crime, some that can be measured and some that are impossible to measure, is undoubtedly high, but so too is the cost of incarceration. Are we striking the […]

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