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Vikrant Reddy

Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Effective Justice
Texas Public Policy Foundation

Vikrant P. Reddy is a senior policy analyst in the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, where he coordinates the Right On Crime campaign. He has authored several reports on criminal justice policy and is a frequent speaker and media commentator on the topic. 

Reddy has worked as a research assistant at The Cato Institute, as a law clerk to the Honorable Gina M. Benavides of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals of Texas, and as an attorney in private practice, focusing on trial and appellate litigation. 

Reddy graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Plan II Honors, Economics, and History, and he earned his law degree at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and of the State Bar’s Appellate Section and Criminal Justice Section. 


Contributions from this Author

  1. Reducing the number of those incarcerated cansave taypayers' money, prevent repeat offenses
  2. Criminal laws outside of penal code create gross penalty inconsistencies
  3. The Proliferation of Non-Traditional Crimes in the Texas Legal Code
  4. The rule of lenity helps halt trend towards overcriminalization in America