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, R Street Institute
Event: The Case for Establishing a Minimum Age for Juvenile Court Jurisdiction in Indiana
Lisel Petis

Series Name: Rightsizing the Juvenile Court Lunch Webinar Series Event

Title: Webinar I: The Case for Establishing a Minimum Age for Juvenile Court Jurisdiction in…

House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Bipartisan Cannabis Reforms Overview Featuring R Street’s Jillian Snider
Jillian Snider & Anthony Lamorena

The House Oversight and Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing yesterday to discuss the developments in state cannabis laws along with the bipartisan…

At Historic Bipartisan Subcommittee Hearing, Witnesses Emphasize Widespread Benefits of Cannabis Decriminalization
Jillian Snider

From House Committee on Oversight and Reform:

Members and witnesses concluded that the federal government should establish protocols to regulate cannabis as it does alcohol—including by removing…

, Cannabis Wire
Cannabis Returns to Congress with House Hearing on State, Federal Reforms
Jillian Snider

From Cannabis Wire:

Bipartisan cooperation took center stage as Congressional lawmakers discussed the future of federal cannabis reform during a House hearing on Tuesday.

The U.S. House…

, High Times
Cannabis Legalization Hearing Held by Congressional Committee
Jillian Snider

From High Times:

The House Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties announced on Nov. 8 that on Nov. 15 it would be holding a hearing to discuss cannabis legalization. The…

Jillian Snider Testimony on the House Oversight Committee’s Hearing on Developments in State Cannabis Laws and Bipartisan Cannabis Reforms at the Federal Level
Jillian Snider

Watch here:

Submitted Statement of
Jillian E. Snider
Policy Director, Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties
R Street Institute
Before the
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil…

, Nevada Current
Voters should refer to the facts, not paid advertising, when it comes to public safety
Jillian Snider & Lisel Petis

The results of Nevada’s midterm elections could have a massive impact on the state and possibly tip the balance of power nationally, with tight races in four open House seats, the Senate and the…

, Fox News
Crime surged, prison populations plunged: Inmates granted early release, courts faced backlog in 2020
Jillian Snider

From Fox News:

Fox News Digital spoke with retired NYPD officer and current John Jay adjunct lecturer Jillian Snider, who said many of the incarcerated individuals released due to COVID-19 in 2020…

Myth vs. Fact: Correcting Misinformation about Crime and Criminal Justice Reform across the United States
Lisel Petis

Recently, headlines about crime trends and criminal justice reform efforts have been ripe with hyperbole, and even hysteria, with claims of a “crime pandemic,” violent criminals being…

, Bearly Political
Podcast: The Need to Legalize Weed – Conversations With a Former Cop Turned PhD Legalization Activist, Successful Legal Cannabis Business Owner, and BPR’s Aanya Schoetz
Christi Smith

From Bearly Political:

In this Episode, Aanya Schoetz interviews Dr. Christi Smith, a former law enforcement officer turned PhD Professor and Marijuana Legalization advocate, and Ms. Shanita…

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