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Trone, Bice Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Study Effects and Impacts of Solitary Confinement
Anthony Lamorena

From Congressman David Trone:

Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congresswoman Stephanie Bice (R-OK) introduced the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act, which would create a…

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…

, 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…

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…

, Newnan Times-Herald
Biden’s Criminal Justice PR Stunt is not Enough
Marc Hyden

Whenever President Joe Biden or Vice-President Kamala Harris claim that they plan to reform the criminal justice system, Americans should brace themselves. Both individuals have a long history of…

, NY Sun
Hochul-Backed Bill To Seal Convicts’ Records Seen as ‘Christmas for Criminals’
Jillian Snider

From NY Sun:

The current process is “so time consuming and confusing — it’s costly and they recommend you get your attorney,” an adjunct lecturer at John Jay College of Criminal Justice,…

, The Daily Sentinel
Colorado is offering its citizens a second chance
Sarah Anderson & Christi Smith

Most people get plenty of second chances in life. But for some, one misstep can land them in our nation’s criminal justice system. If this happens, that second chance becomes a much rarer thing….

Event: Second Chances Make Our Communities Safer
Jillian Snider

From Center for American Progress:

A past arrest or conviction record should not be a life sentence to poverty and hopelessness. One in three Americans today have…

, Newnan Times-Herald
Invoking Lovejoy’s Law on Justice Reform
Marc Hyden

“Think of the children” is a common refrain used in state capitols and city halls across the country to justify banning or regulating just about anything—even including plastic straws. Often,…

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

This is the first 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…

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