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Criminal Justice Reform Isn’t ‘Soft on Crime’

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Law enforcement officers, taxpayers, prosecutors—and anyone else—who oppose criminal justice or prison reform are either ill-informed on the issues or are looking at the situation through the wrong end of the telescope. As United States District Judge Jed S. Rakoff wrote: “The criminal justice system in the United States today ...

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ACCJR Spokesman Bernie Kerik Quoted in The Hill

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“Whether it is the incarceration of young blacks sentenced to draconian sentences for low level, first-time, nonviolent drug offenses, or white-collar, first-time offenders sentenced to tens of years — and even life — in prison, one thing is for sure: We are creating a permanent American underclass of society that ...

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Kerik Pushes Back Against Criminal Justice Reform Opponents

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Excerpted from “The GOP Argument Against Criminal Justice Reform Just Got Dismantled”  Bernard Kerik, a former New York City police commissioner who later served federal prison time, has completely dismantled conservative Republican arguments against a Senate bill that would reform the criminal justice system. Kerik, an advocate for justice reform, ...

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