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Right on Crime: DC Summit Shows Conservative Principles Being Preached Right on Crime: DC Summit Shows Conservative Principles Being Preached

Right on Crime: DC Summit Shows Conservative Principles Being Preached

Today the movers and shakers in criminal justice reform have met in the nation’s capitol to discuss viable options in the future. The surprising number of bipartisan supports of this movement shows that this truly is a... Read more
Latin Post: Obama Praises HBO's 'The Wire' as Bipartisan Panel Talks Criminal Justice Latin Post: Obama Praises HBO's 'The Wire' as Bipartisan Panel Talks Criminal Justice

Latin Post: Obama Praises HBO's 'The Wire' as Bipartisan Panel Talks Criminal Justice

  President Barack Obama this week heaped praise on HBO's critically acclaimed television series "The Wire," calling it one not just of the greatest TV shows ever, but also one of the greatest "pieces of... Read more
Watchdog.org: Conservative efforts draw applause at Criminal Justice Reform Summit Watchdog.org: Conservative efforts draw applause at Criminal Justice Reform Summit

Watchdog.org: Conservative efforts draw applause at Criminal Justice Reform Summit

By Kevin Glass | Watchdog Arena Too many people are in prison. That’s the message that came out of the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform on Thursday, sponsored by a group of diverse organizations:... Read more
American Constitution Society: Criminal Justice Reform Gains Serious Bipartisan Attention American Constitution Society: Criminal Justice Reform Gains Serious Bipartisan Attention

American Constitution Society: Criminal Justice Reform Gains Serious Bipartisan Attention

by Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst at Open Society Foundations I have spent over 25 years working on criminal justice reform issues and the recent Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform, co-hosted by an unlikely alliance of... Read more
Free Beacon: Criminal Justice Reform Movement Gaining Momentum Free Beacon: Criminal Justice Reform Movement Gaining Momentum

Free Beacon: Criminal Justice Reform Movement Gaining Momentum

Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal. “When I first started... Read more
The Nation: Does it Matter Why the Right Wants Criminal-Justice Reform? The Nation: Does it Matter Why the Right Wants Criminal-Justice Reform?

The Nation: Does it Matter Why the Right Wants Criminal-Justice Reform?

There was an awkward moment midway through Thursday’s Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform, out in the hall of a vast Washington hotel. Van Jones, the liberal activist and former Obama adviser, stood shoulder to... Read more
MSNBC Editorial: Could Criminal Justice Reform Create Bipartisanship? MSNBC Editorial: Could Criminal Justice Reform Create Bipartisanship?

MSNBC Editorial: Could Criminal Justice Reform Create Bipartisanship?

BY JASON JOHNSON Think fast - what event would bring together Van Jones, Newt Gingrich, "The Wire" and "Homicide" creator David Simon, "Orange is The New Black" creator Piper Kerman, Eric Holder, Rick Perry, the Koch... Read more
Bloomberg: Rand Paul and the Koch Brothers Are Having a Nixon-in-China Moment Bloomberg: Rand Paul and the Koch Brothers Are Having a Nixon-in-China Moment

Bloomberg: Rand Paul and the Koch Brothers Are Having a Nixon-in-China Moment

The question had to be asked, and Van Jones was there to ask it: How would the Koch brothers get rich from prison reform? How would bipartisan criminal justice reform – the cause that had... Read more
MSNBC: America’s incarceration problem hits bipartisan sweet spot MSNBC: America’s incarceration problem hits bipartisan sweet spot

MSNBC: America’s incarceration problem hits bipartisan sweet spot

WASHINGTON — Among the headliners at a summit on criminal justice reform in D.C. this week were many of the usual suspects, including a noteworthy lineup of liberal activists and community advocates who have long damned... Read more
TIME: Will Congress Reform the Criminal Justice System? TIME: Will Congress Reform the Criminal Justice System?

TIME: Will Congress Reform the Criminal Justice System?

There's bipartisan backing, but that doesn't mean a bill will pass Van Jones likes to call his Republican buddies “brother.” As in Brother Mark (Holden, the general counsel at Koch Industries), or Brother Matt (Kibbe,... Read more
 

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