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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The Hill: Let's maintain our bipartisan momentum with criminal justice reform »
Ten months ago, Congress passed the FIRST STEP Act, signaling the arrival of bipartisan criminal justice reform at th...
Friday, October 25, 2019
Yahoo News: After Trump speaks on criminal justice reform, Dem candidates will push their own plans. »
The United States, the richest country in the world, also incarcerates more people than any other nation, almost 2.2...
Monday, October 21, 2019
The Crime Report: White House Pledges Hard Work on First Step Act »
Reassuring skeptics, the Trump administration has vowed to devote considerable resources over the next year to put into ef...
Monday, October 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Georgia Recorder: Budget cuts to criminal justice reform initiatives ‘penny-wise, pound foolish’ »
As prisons grew crowded and incarceration costs soared earlier this decade, state lawmakers and advocates joined forces wi...
Friday, October 11, 2019
The Victorville Daily Press: Crime rates fall, reform amps up »
The FBI recently announced that violent crime fell 3.9% in 2018. The numbers are recorded by police departments across the...
Saturday, October 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Age: Forget being tough on crime. It's time we were smart on crime. »
Certainly we are following, without apparent serious debate, the US model of declaring war on crime, recruiting more polic...
Friday, September 13, 2019
The Crime Report: 1994 Crime Bill’s Effect on Mass Incarceration Was Limited: Study »
Critics of the nation’s more than two million people in prisons and jails frequently blame a law passed by Congress in 199...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
New CCJ report: Prison growth slowed in wake of 1994 Crime Bill »
The 1994 federal Crime Bill offered states billions to build more prisons, but the state prison population grew more slowl...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
NY Times: Why the 2020 Criminal Justice Debate is Completely Different »
“This is a conversation that is unrecognizable from 10 years ago — even five years ago — when these kinds of proposals wou...
Monday, August 12, 2019
Inside Philanthropy: New Funder-Backed Alliance Advocates for Criminal Justice Reform »
A new national organization whose members include a Koch Industries executive and a leading Black Lives Matter organizer w...
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Tim Head: We need to reform the nation's justice system »
In this era of hyperpartisanship, criminal justice has emerged as the one issue on which Republicans and Democrats can agr...
Monday, August 5, 2019
Govs. Bevin (KY) and Brown (CA): The US has barely scratched the surface on criminal justice reform »
In these highly polarized times, our nation is awash in loud and public fights about immigration, health care, global warm...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fortune: Criminal Justice Reform Advocates See Prime Opportunity in 2020 Election »
The topic of criminal justice is weaving its way through political discussions, even making its way into the Twitter tirad...
Sunday, July 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Santa Maria Times: Finding a united approach »
What do you suppose would happen if you put a mix of Republican and Democratic lawmakers, an African American activist, a...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philanthropy News Digest: Nonpartisan Council on Criminal Justice Launched »
A broad spectrum of criminal justice and public policy leaders have joined forces to launch a national organization dedica...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The Crime Report: Justice Reformers Warned of "Brief Window" to Make Meaningful Change »
Reformers have a “relatively brief window” of time to build consensus for meaningful change in the U.S. justice system, sa...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Washington Examiner: Odd bedfellows on crime reform »
A collection of President Trump’s allies and enemies have joined forces to push for more criminal justice reform after the...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
SD Union-Tribune: Editorial: Council on Criminal Justice joins push for much-needed reforms »
The U.S. criminal justice system locks up proportionately more people for longer periods than just about any nation on Ear...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
CBS: Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Coalition deeply Rooted in Atlanta »
While Nathan Deal was governor, Georgia transformed its criminal justice system. He enacted legislation that decreased pri...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Arnold Ventures: A New Organization Seeks to Propel Criminal Justice Reform »
"We are in an incredible moment of bipartisan agreement and cooperation on criminal justice,’ says Adam Gelb, founder of t...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AV: It’s Big. It’s Ambitious. It’s Bipartisan. A New Organization Seeks to Propel CJ Reform »
‘We are in an incredible moment of bipartisan agreement and cooperation on criminal justice,’ says Adam Gelb, founder of t...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Crime Report: New Justice Group Aims to Provide ‘Center of Gravity’ for Reform »
The Council of Justice, a new research and advocacy organization, is making its public debut Tuesday with a blue-ribbon ca...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
AJC: Atlanta nonprofit to spearhead criminal justice push »
Former Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Sally Yates, the ex-acting US Attorney General will fill key positions on a new crimin...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Press Release: Council Launch »
Leading Experts, Innovators, and Influencers Launch Nonpartisan Council on Criminal Justice New invitational member...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AP: Panel of national leaders aims for bipartisan justice reform »
A new criminal justice reform group launching Tuesday brings together Democratic and Republican governors, a Black Lives M...