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)

 

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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