Criminal-justice bill is first step as Florida leads the cause

Originally Published: Orlando Sentinel Written by: Mike Huckabee The past two weeks have seen important developments for criminal justice reform in Florida. The first was the Florida House articulating principles that underline an effective criminal justice system. The second was

Florida Prison Overhaul Depends on Tough Talks

Originally Published: Sarasota Herald-Tribune Written by: John Kennedy The next two weeks at the Florida Capitol will determine whether state lawmakers enact what some have called the boldest criminal justice reform ever seen in the state. TALLAHASSEE — The next two

Some NC Republicans want to copy Trump’s criminal justice reforms. Will they pass here?

Originally Published: The News & Observer Written by: Will Doran Conservative activists stood alongside a former prison inmate and the mother of a drug dealer on Tuesday to call for criminal justice reform in North Carolina. They’re “strange bedfellows,” said Sen.

Highlighting Women in Criminal Justice Reform: Topeka Sam

The next woman in our series of instrumental criminal justice reform leaders is an activist who combines her sense of entrepreneurship with her personal experiences as a federal inmate to improve our criminal justice system. While serving time for a

Midlands Voices: Senate must pass the First Step Act

Originally Published by: Omaha World-Herald Written by: Shon Hopwood & Dawinder S. Sidhu Hopwood, a former Nebraska resident, is an associate law professor at Georgetown University Law Center and author of “Law Man: Memoir of a Jailhouse Lawyer.” Sidhu, an

Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Originally Published: U.S. Senate Written by: Sen.Thom Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the First Step Act, bipartisan legislation to reform America’s criminal justice system. The First Step Act combines prison reform proposals that overwhelmingly