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  • ROC’s Vikrant Reddy Joins Gingrich for #Cut50 Briefing on Capitol Hill

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, Prisons, ROC Blog: January 27, 2015 by Right on Crime

    On January 22 on Capitol Hill, Right on Crime Senior Policy Analyst Vikrant P. Reddy addressed #Cut50, a new prison reform group, on the subject of conservative criminal justice reform. The other panelists at the event were former House Speaker and Right on Crime signatory Newt Gingrich, Senator Cory Booker, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, and Cut 50 founder […]

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  • ROC Presents an Agenda for Criminal Justice in Texas

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, ROC Blog, Smart on Crime, Texas: January 27, 2015 by Right on Crime

    At the start of Texas’ legislative season, Right on Crime’s Marc Levin and Derek Cohen took to the pages of the Texas Tribune to outline a conservative approach to criminal justice. It may come as a surprise to some, but Texas is widely viewed as one of the nation’s leaders in criminal justice reform. The […]

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  • Washington Looks Into Conservative Criminal Justice Reforms

    Posted in Adult Probation, Criminal Justice News, Prisons, ROC Blog: January 23, 2015 by Right on Crime

    Winds of change in criminal justice aren’t completely leaving liberal states behind. Washington is also showing interest in Justice Reinvestment. This movement was begun by the Council of State Governments and was predominately adopted by conservative states. This strategy will help overcrowding – currently a problem for Washington – by using inexpensive evidence-based programs that […]

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  • Bipartisan Support for Juvenile Record Protections

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, Juvenile Justice, ROC Blog, Texas: January 21, 2015 by Right on Crime

    With the Texas Legislature now in session, bipartisan cooperation is key to legislative successes. State Rep. James White, R-Tyler, vice chairman of the Corrections Committee, has proposed an advisory committee, HB431, to explore the protections provided for juvenile records. He specifies that the committee will consist of stakeholders in the issue, such as juvenile prosecutors […]

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