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How Justice Reinvestment Can Benefit Louisiana
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How Justice Reinvestment Can Benefit Louisiana

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To free up funds, states pass measures that focus their prison beds on serious violent offenders, and reinvest a portion of the savings into evidence-backed prison alternatives.

Why Conservatives Are Embracing Criminal Justice Reform
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Why Conservatives Are Embracing Criminal Justice Reform

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Our neighbors have paved the way: now Louisiana is positioned to engage in a substantive effort to improve its criminal justice system and to yield the benefits that so many other states are enjoying.

Louisiana Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences
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Louisiana Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences

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While preventing pay discrimination is a laudable goal, legislators should consider the various factors contributing to the wage gap and the possible unintended consequences of the law before approving this bill.

Guest Commentary: AG Jeff Landry Moves Quickly to End the “Buddy System”
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Guest Commentary: AG Jeff Landry Moves Quickly to End the “Buddy System”

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Less than two months after taking office, Attorney General Jeff Landry is wasting no time declaring that there is a new sheriff in town.

Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities
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Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities

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In Louisiana, Reentry Courts make use of the innovative reentry program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola – known as the Offender Rehabilitation and Workforce Development Program.