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Criminal Justice

Unpacking Gov. Stitt’s criminal justice reform panel from CPAC

Gov. Kevin Stitt should work on sentencing reform, expungements, and more in 2022.

Ryan Haynie
July 16, 2021
Criminal Justice

The Declaration and the state of jury trials in America

The founders’ view of what the promise of a jury trial should look like is lost in modern America in two ways.

Ryan Haynie
July 2, 2021
Criminal Justice

Chauvin trial showcases Americans’ civic illiteracy

The jury trial is, as Jefferson said, “the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”

Ryan Haynie
April 20, 2021
Criminal Justice, Law & Principles

Lawmakers can advance criminal justice reform—and federalism

A recent snag in the legislative process has presented a rare opportunity to help advance criminal justice reform as well as federalism.

Ryan Haynie
April 14, 2021
Criminal Justice

Bill would end license revocation for non-driving offenses

Rep. Nicole Miller has filed a bill (HB 1795) this session to stop revoking licenses for most non-driving offenses.

Ryan Haynie
March 9, 2021
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