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2023 Public Safety Agenda for Newly Elected Governors
Logan Seacrest

INTRODUCTION
Governors play a central role in protecting the public. As the state’s chief executive, they set budgets and priorities for state agencies such as corrections and state police. Unique…

R Street signs coalition letter urging Congress to pass the EQUAL Act
Sarah Anderson

January 26, 2023
The Honorable Richard Durbin
Chair
Senate Judiciary Committee
224 Dirksen Senate Office
Washington, D.C. 20510

The Honorable Lindsey Graham
Chair Ranking Member
Senate…

, Gin & Justice Podcast
Podcast: Gin & Justice 100th Episode: Let’s Talk About Justice
Lisel Petis

From the Gin & Justice Podcast:

To celebrate 100 episodes of Gin & Justice, Justine and Amanda put together a panel made up of:
Successfully Returned Citizen- David…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Georgia tops ‘judicial hellhole’ ranking as juries go nuclear
Marc Hyden

Georgia policymakers never shy away from mentioning that Area Development Magazine has ranked the Peach State the best place to do business nine years running, and they have bragged about Georgia…

Video: Voices from the Field: Alternatives to Arrest Keep Youth out of the System
Logan Seacrest

INTRODUCTION

Depriving individuals of their freedom through the criminal justice system is one of the government’s most immense and solemn powers. Law enforcement are at the forefront of…

, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Snider and Anderson: Missouri’s pathway to safer communities doesn’t require arrests
Jillian Snider & Sarah Anderson

The rise in violent crime consumed the lion’s share of the preelection conversation, with much of it disconnected from the realities of public safety.

Now that the votes have been…

, Gin & Justice
Podcast: Gin & Justice: Dr. Christi Smith
Christi Smith

On the week’s episode of Gin & Justice, Justine and Amanda discuss the sentencing of Taylor Parker, what could cause someone to commit such a crime, and how hard it was to find any defense…

, The Lima News
Republican-led Ohio poised to create safe, effective bail reform legislation
Lisel Petis

Ohioans have seen firsthand some of the devastating outcomes of a cash bail system: Defendants who can afford high-bail amounts are released and subsequently arrested for murder. So it’s not…

, R Street Institute
Webinar II: The Case for Reforming Indiana Law on Prosecuting Children in Adult Courts
Lisel Petis

Series Name: Rightsizing the Juvenile Court Lunch Webinar Series

Event Title: Webinar II: The Case for Reforming Indiana Law on Prosecuting Children in Adult…

, 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…

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