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Pew Analysis Finds No Relationship Between Drug Imprisonment and Drug Problems

Originally posted on PewTrusts.org On June 19, 2017, The Pew Charitable Trusts submitted a letter to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, outlining an analysis of whether state drug imprisonment rates are linked to the nature

Chuck Grassley: Criminal Justice Reform and Reducing Recidivism

Criminal justice reform and reducing recidivism: Remarks from Senate Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA). Followed by a panel discussion featuring Hayne Yoon (Vera Institute of Justice), John Huffington (Living Classrooms Foundation), and Pat Nolan (American Conservative Union

Texas’ newly signed Sandra Bland Act sets example for rest of the nation

Originally published on USAtoday.com On Thursday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the state’s Sandra Bland Act, named after the black woman who was found dead in a Waller County jail cell, into law. Bland’s case was a controversial one. In

Marcus Bullock: Flikshop and Life After Prison

Facebook LIVE: Marcus Bullock, CEO of Flikshop, sat down with us to talk about re-entry programming in prison, barriers to entering the job market with a criminal record, and his tech start-up working to keep families of the incarcerated in

Opioid Addictions won’t be Cured by Tough Sentences

By Pat Nolan and Newt Gingrich  Originally Posted on FoxNews.com One of the most important promises President Trump made during the campaign was his pledge to end the opioid epidemic – and he has taken some strong steps toward making

“Raise The Age” Bill Gains Momentum in NC Legislature

Rep. Chuck McGrady Leads the Effort to Offer Second Chances to Youth Offenders FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC, May 18, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform released a statement today regarding the advancement of