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  • WTTW PBS Chicago – Marc Levin Testifies at an Illinois Joint Criminal Justice Reform Committee

    Posted in Illinois, Prisons, ROC Blog, Video: September 24, 2014 by Shannon Tracy

    Right on Crime Policy Director Marc Levin testified at an Illinois State Joint Criminal Justice Reform Committee hearing this week. WTTW11 PBS Chicago shares Levin’s testimony specifically related to class 4 felony offenders. He commends the state for the steps already taken and offers advice on lowering recidivism rates by shifting resources to the county […]

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  • Pat Nolan in the Washington Examiner: Looking Back at the Many Costs of the ’94 Crime Bill

    Posted in Prisons, ROC Blog: September 23, 2014 by Right on Crime

    This week, the Washington Examiner published a piece by Pat Nolan, Director of the Center for Criminal Justice Reform at the American Conservative Union Foundation and Right on Crime fellow. It was a look back on the 1994 Crime Bill– a massive omnibus package written by then-Senator Joe Biden and passed with overwhelming Democrat support. Now, […]

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  • Gingrich & Hughes: What California Can Learn from the Red States on Crime and Punishment

    Posted in California, ROC Blog: September 20, 2014 by David Reaboi

    This week, Right on Crime signatories Newt Gingrich and B. Wayne Hughes published an important piece in the LA Times entitled, “What California can learn from the red states on crime and punishment.” In it, they make the case for California’s Proposition 47, the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative that’s slated for a vote on November […]

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  • Marc Levin Testifies on Criminal Justice Reform Successes in Tennessee

    Posted in Prisons, ROC Blog, Video: September 17, 2014 by David Reaboi

    Right on Crime Policy Director Marc Levin testified at a Tennessee State Senate hearing entitled, “Criminal Justice Reform: What Other States Have Done.” He described the successful efforts in states like Texas, South Carolina and Georgia, where criminal justice reform enhanced public safety and helped cut costs at the same time. Also providing expert testimony […]

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