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Publications

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Faced with increased crime, we need more—not less—justice reform
Marc Hyden

It’s impossible to escape the tragic news of the recent mass shootings and the general rise in violent crime, and Americans are naturally scrambling to discover their cause and how they can be…

, The American Spectator
San Fran Dumps Its DA
Steven Greenhut

If the June 7 top-two primary results are any indication, California continues along its merry path of electing and reelecting progressive Democrats to every statewide office no matter what…

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts and Rise in Crime: Spotlight on Allegheny County, Pa. 
Lisel Petis

This is the fourth in a series of posts on the subject. Scroll to the end to see the most recent posts in the series.

Introduction
The nation has been captivated by reports of rising crime and…

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts and Rise in Crime: Spotlight on City of St. Louis, Mo.
Lisel Petis

This is the third in a series of posts on the subject. Scroll to the end to see the most recent posts in the series.

Introduction
The nation has been captivated by reports of rising crime and the…

, City & State New York
Buffalo supermarket shooting highlights need for co-responder models
Jillian Snider

This week’s supermarket shooting in Buffalo as well as last month’s subway shooting in Brooklyn have both raised serious concerns about the adequacy – or lack thereof – of mental…

, R Street Institute
Event: Accountability and Safety Without the Cuffs: Pre-Arrest Strategies
Lisel Petis

Law enforcement is worn out from managing repeat offenders, staffing shortages, overpopulated jails and negative public sentiment. Some jurisdictions have turned to…

In SUPPORT of Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force Report & Recommendations
Sarah Anderson

Testimony from Sarah Anderson, Associate Director, Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties at R Street Institute in support of Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force Report &…

, Albany Times Union
“Clean slate” legislation isn’t soft on crime
Sarah Wall

Reforming the criminal justice system is almost always fraught, but it’s especially so in an election year – and especially when crime rates are also on the rise. In New York, this perfect storm…

, Santa Fe New Mexican
N.M. behind in reducing youth incarceration
Steven Greenhut

New Mexico continues to have one of the nation’s highest rates of juvenile incarceration, with its rate of 227 per 100,000 population rivaling those found in incarceration-heavy California, Nevada…

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts and Rise in Crime: Spotlight on Clark County, Nev.
Lisel Petis

This is the second in a series of posts on the subject. Scroll to the end to see the most recent posts in the series.

Introduction
The nation has been captivated by reports of rising crime and…

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