Right on Crime’s Senior Policy Analyst Derek Cohen will join Senator John Cornyn for a round-table discussion about criminal justice reform TODAY, Monday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. CDT at ROD Ministries in Dallas.

With the federal prison population expanding rapidly and recidivism rates continuing to be a significant problem, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), introduced in the Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers in Our National System (CORRECTIONS) Act last month.

“It’s encouraging to see criminal justice reform play such a prominent role in conservative policy discussion,” Cohen said. “The provisions of the Corrections Act draw heavily upon the proven, commonsense solutions that we have advocated for here in Texas; those that have helped the state increase public safety, control costs, and reintegrate ex-offenders back into the productive economy.”
WHO:             Derek Cohen, Senior Policy Analyst, Right on Crime
                       Texas Public Policy Foundation’s (TPPF) Center for Effective                                Justice

WHEN:           TODAY, Monday, April 6, 2015
                       1:30 PM – 2:30 PM CDT

WHAT:            Round-Table Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

WHERE:         ROD Ministries, 4209 Samuell Blvd, Dallas, TX

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.

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