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Another Fault of the Criminal Justice System: ACUF and Others Ask Sentencing Commission to Research Impact of Parental Incarceration
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF), in partnership with four other organizations dedicated to criminal justice reform, issued a joint, bipartisan request for the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) to undertake research assessing how a parent's incarceration affects minor children.
ACUF Director Pat Nolan Provides Testimony on How to Improve the Federal System
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Washington, D.C. June 29, 2017 – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held an important hearing on criminal justice reform and recidivism issues. Pat Nolan, Director of the ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform, was invited to provide testimony on the need for change at the Bureau of Prisons. A copy of Nolan’s testimony can be found here.
Rep. Chuck McGrady Leads the Effort to Offer Second Chances to Youth Offenders
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Washington, DC, May 18, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform released a statement today regarding the advancement of juvenile justice reform in North Carolina. The North Carolina House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday that would protect youth (ages 16 and 17) who commit low-level offenses from being charged as adults.
Washington, DC, April 25th, 2017 – Pat Nolan, the director of The American Conservative Union Foundation’s (ACUF) Center for Criminal Justice Reform was honored by the Vera Institute of Justice at its 11th Annual “Reimagine Justice” Gala on Thursday April 20th in New York City.
Reforms to the unconstitutional practice are necessary, says CCJR’s Pat Nolan
Washington, DC, March 14, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform (CCJR) expressed disappointment in the Supreme Court’s decision to refuse to hear a challenge to the case of Leonard v. Texas, and the state’s abusive civil asset forfeiture laws.
ACU Foundation to Host Two Panels on Criminal Justice Reform at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference
Washington, DC, February 22, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation will be hosting two major panels on criminal justice reform at ACUF’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2017: Prosecutors Gone Wild and Conservatives Leading the Way on Criminal Justice Reform in State Capitals.
Sen. Bill Stanley introduces a proposal to level the playing field between prosecutors and accused
Washington, DC, February 13, 2017 – Legislation introduced by State Senator Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) would reform the rules prosecutors must follow in providing defendants access to case information.
AG Led the Way on Key Reforms Dealing with Prison Rape and Crack Cocaine Parity
Washington, DC, Feb. 10, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform issued a statement today lauding the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as the 84th Attorney General of the United States.
ACU Foundation Lauds Del. Kirk Cox for Leadership in Tackling the Opioid Crisis
Washington, DC, Feb. 9, 2017 – The American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform issued a statement today concerning passage of legislation in the Virginia House of Delegates that addresses the opioid epidemic that is afflicting the Commonwealth.