Criminal Justice

Agenda

Click to visit the Smart on Crime GA Website
Click to visit the Smart on Crime GA Website, an initiative by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation in partnership with other Georgia organizations seeking to further criminal justice reform in the state of Georgia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is overcriminalization?

Two ways to address overcriminalization:

Property rights are one of our most basic rights. Taking property should require a high burden of proof. That’s why we need to reform Georgia’s civil asset forfeiture law.

Resources / Further Reading:

Right on Crime – this is a one-stop shop for conservative ideas on criminal justice reform

Georgia Department of Corrections weekly, monthly and annual state prison inmate population reports

Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform reports (2011-2016)

 

The Foundation’s Criminal Justice Initiative pushed the problems to the forefront, proposed practical solutions, brought in leaders from other states to share examples, and created this nonpartisan opportunity. (At the signing of the 2012 Criminal Justice Reform bill.)

Governor Nathan Deal more quotes