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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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  • Right on Crime Congratulates Governor-Elect Hutchinson, Other Conservative Criminal Justice Reformers on Their Victories

    Posted in Arkansas, Newsletters, Right on Crime Signatories, ROC Blog: November 6, 2014 by Right on Crime

    AUSTIN, TX—In the wake of an historic election wave that brought so many Republican lawmakers to power throughout the country, Right on Crime—the nationally-recognized conservative criminal justice reform organization—congratulates the hundreds of conservative elected officials dedicated to reforming America’s criminal justice system for their victories yesterday. Yesterday’s election results were especially meaningful in Arkansas, as […]

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  • Breitbart Texas: Reform Efforts Should Be Judged by Success Rate and Recidivism, Not Simply Economics

    Posted in Criminal Justice News, ROC Blog, Texas: November 3, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Breitbart Texas covers the discussion on criminal justice reform at this year’s TribFest in Austin, Texas, which featured Right on Crime Senior Policy Analyst Vikrant Reddy. According to the article, Reddy”praised the legislature for using offender outcomes to judge the success of their programs, instead of solely looking at budget savings. Improvements in recidivism rates, restitution […]

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  • Overcriminalization Goes to the Supreme Court

    Posted in Events, Overcriminalization, ROC Blog: October 31, 2014 by Right on Crime

    Ahead of oral arguments in U.S. v. Yates, legal experts demand an end to the proliferation of thousands of capricious federal statutory crimes Austin, TX— In the run-up to the Supreme Court’s hearing of oral arguments in U.S. v. Yates, Right on Crime, the nationally recognized conservative criminal justice reform organization, will convene a briefing […]

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