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July 31, 2019
By Jake Grant
New statutes prohibit police officers from seizing property for suspected drug crimes without first obtaining a conviction or plea agreement.
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Criminal Justice
June 20, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
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Criminal Justice
Regulation
June 7, 2019
By Jake Grant
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
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Criminal Justice
Government Spending
May 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
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Education
Criminal Justice
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
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Criminal Justice
Government Spending
April 8, 2019
By Samuel Staley
High state occupational licensing barriers are associated with prisoners re-offending
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Economy
Criminal Justice
April 4, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Proposed law would require probable cause for civil asset forfeiture
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Law
Criminal Justice
March 21, 2019
Texas’ current civil asset forfeiture laws are rated among the worst in the nation.
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Criminal Justice
Law
March 19, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The legislation would provide immunity from civil lawsuits by the perpetrators of violent crimes.
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Law
Criminal Justice
March 18, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
'Red Flag' laws raise concerns about constitutional rights
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Criminal Justice
Taxes
March 13, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
civil asset forfeiture laws allow the police to confiscate property
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Criminal Justice
Law
March 7, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that has been introduced in the Michigan legislature that would limit the potential for civil asset forfeiture abuse.
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Criminal Justice
March 4, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
DOJ reverses its 2011 opinion that the law applies only to sports betting
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Regulation
Criminal Justice
February 20, 2019
By U.S. Supreme Court
The unanimous court decision in Timbs v. Indiana was based on the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments
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Law
Criminal Justice
February 15, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Voters in Washington State approved a ballot measure that imposes restrictions on firearms ownership, including raising the minimum age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 years.
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Regulation
Constitutional Reform
Criminal Justice
February 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several criminal justice reforms in Mississippi that would help ex-offenders reenter society and the workforce.
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Employment
Criminal Justice
January 24, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Texas that would end civil asset forfeiture in the state.
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Criminal Justice
January 17, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
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Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice
January 9, 2019
IJ Attorneys File Complaint Claiming Violation of First Amendment Rights
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Criminal Justice
Regulation
Law
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State laws fail to consider ability to pay
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Criminal Justice
Employment
 

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