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Congress May Actually Do Something On Criminal Justice Reform Congress May Actually Do Something On Criminal Justice Reform

Congress May Actually Do Something On Criminal Justice Reform

Is there really a chance that Congress -- yes, that Congress -- could pass significant legislation in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election?   Read more
MSNBC - Both parties come together in the name of justice MSNBC - Both parties come together in the name of justice

MSNBC - Both parties come together in the name of justice

With bipartisan support, a landmark prison reform bill has landed in Congress - The SAFE Justice Act. But what will be the outcome? Read more
Press Kit for Fair Justice Press Kit for Fair Justice

Press Kit for Fair Justice

Download #cut50's Press KitLearn more about our criminal justice reform efforts and the Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice. Read more
'Criminal Justice Reform' Taking Off 'Criminal Justice Reform' Taking Off

'Criminal Justice Reform' Taking Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2015   Contact: Kristina Avery Kristina@dreamcorps.us (541) 914-9744 ‘CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM’ TAKING OFF: Bipartisan Summit Set For Wednesday; New Website Launched; Online Petitions Hit 80,000   #cut50 Co-hosts Fair Justice... Read more
A Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice A Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice

A Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice

The Coalition for Public Safety and #cut50 will cohost the Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice on Wednesday, July 22, in Washington, DC, to bring together lawmakers and national advocacy leaders to discuss solutions and actions needed... Read more
President Obama's prison visit caps big week for justice reform President Obama's prison visit caps big week for justice reform

President Obama's prison visit caps big week for justice reform

But to drastically cut the nation's prison population, reform must address violent offenders, experts say. Read more
Boehner Backs Bill That Would Change Sentencing For Non-Violent Drug Crimes Boehner Backs Bill That Would Change Sentencing For Non-Violent Drug Crimes

Boehner Backs Bill That Would Change Sentencing For Non-Violent Drug Crimes

“We’ve got a lot of people in prison, frankly, that don’t really in my view need to be there,” House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday. Read more
Boehner Agrees with Van Jones Boehner Agrees with Van Jones

Boehner Agrees with Van Jones

CJ Ciaramella and Evan McMorris-Santoro: House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday he supports a bipartisan bill currently making its way through the House that would, among other things, lower mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug... Read more
Strange Bedfellows: Why Are the Koch Brothers & Van Jones Teaming Up to End Mass Incarceration? Strange Bedfellows: Why Are the Koch Brothers & Van Jones Teaming Up to End Mass Incarceration?

Strange Bedfellows: Why Are the Koch Brothers & Van Jones Teaming Up to End Mass Incarceration?

Obama praised the "unlikely bedfellows" campaigning together for criminal justice reform from the left and right, including the Koch Brothers and Van Jones. Read more
Coalition Works to Have One Million Fewer People Behind Bars Coalition Works to Have One Million Fewer People Behind Bars

Coalition Works to Have One Million Fewer People Behind Bars

An alliance is emerging across party lines that says criminal justice reform can’t happen soon enough. Van Jones (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Read more
 

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