Left and Right Unite for Criminal Justice Reform

Over the last few years, we have written about an emerging and unlikely alliance of strange bedfellows from both the left and right ends of the political spectrum uniting to support criminal justice reform (see tag, Left and Right meet).  The latest example of this is highlighted in a New York Times story, Unlikely Cause… Continue reading Left and Right Unite for Criminal Justice Reform

The Left and the Right Meet Again, and They Agree

In November 2014, there was a Justice Reinvestment National Summit in San Diego convened by Pew, the Justice Center of CSG and the BJS.  There has been a lot of attention paid to the areas of bipartisan agreement to reducing crime and this was highlighted in joint presentation from former Speaker of the House Newt… Continue reading The Left and the Right Meet Again, and They Agree

Reentry on the Right — Again

Politico reported in October 2014 that Edwina Rogers, “who served in both Bush administrations and in several posts on the Hill, is heading a new lobbying group to rally congressional Republicans around criminal justice reform.”  Politico reported that Ms. Rogers helped launch the Center for Prison Reform and became “the group’s lobbyist and chief executive to… Continue reading Reentry on the Right — Again