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  • Craig DeRoche on Michigan’s Disproportionate Sentencing in the Detroit News

    Posted in Michigan, ROC Blog: September 5, 2014 by David Reaboi

    Writing in the Detroit News, president of Justice Fellowship, former speaker of the House in Michigan, and Right on Crime signatory Craig DeRoche tackles his home state’s record on disproportionate sentencing. He writes, the forcible deprivation of liberty through incarceration is an awesome state power that is vulnerable to misuse, threatening the republican values that […]

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  • Levin named one of Politico’s 50 “thinkers, doers and dreamers” for work in criminal justice reform

    Posted in Newsletters, ROC Blog: September 5, 2014 by Right on Crime

    AUSTIN, TX—Today, Right on Crime Policy Director Marc A. Levin was named one of Politico’s 50 “thinkers, doers and dreamers who really matter” in 2014. In addition to his work at Right on Crime, Levin is the Director of the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Each year, the Beltway-focused political […]

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  • DeVore: Conservative Reforms to Curb Criminal Recidivism

    Posted in ROC Blog, Video: August 31, 2014 by Right on Crime

    This week, Fox Business’ The Independents continued their earlier conversation with Chuck DeVore, the Vice President for Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation– this time, showcasing the Right on Crime campaign. He touched on several aspects of the campaign and the effort to reform America’s criminal justice system. Conservatives ought to be skeptical of big government in all […]

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  • Texas’ Seven Lessons for Alabama on Prison Reform

    Posted in Alabama, Prisons, ROC Blog: August 26, 2014 by Right on Crime

    At AL.com, journalist Wesley Vaughn spoke to Right on Crime Senior Fellow and former Texas House Chairman of Corrections Jerry Madden about Alabama’s urgently-needed prison reforms. “What would Texas do?” That question is what Alabama’s public officials are asking as they prepare to tackle prison reform for the 2015 legislative session. The Texas Model has […]

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