Justice

Louisiana’s #1 Rankings for Incarceration Is Slipping
Justice

Louisiana’s #1 Rankings for Incarceration Is Slipping

PrintFriendly and PDF

Over the course of a number of years, Louisiana has captured a ranking no state should want. #1 in terms of per capita incarceration of its citizens. This statistics has been the basis for many articles over the last few years and thankfully we may soon see the ranking slip. […]

Louisiana Criminal Justice Reform Package Clears House & Senate
Justice

Louisiana Criminal Justice Reform Package Clears House & Senate

PrintFriendly and PDF

The criminal justice reform package that has been pushed by Louisiana Smart on Crime, Pelican Institute, LABI, Blueprint Louisiana, C100 Louisiana, and others has just passed the House and Senate, paving the way for the Governor to sign the ten bills into law.

LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana
Justice / Pelican Site Featured

LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana

PrintFriendly and PDF

Today, Stephen Waguespack has a Guest Column in The Advocate which makes the case that lawmakers should support the criminal justice reform compromise being proposed in the Louisiana legislature.

The Business Case For Justice Reinvestment in Louisiana
Justice

The Business Case For Justice Reinvestment in Louisiana

PrintFriendly and PDF

There is a solid case to be made from a business perspective for the criminal justice reform efforts in Louisiana. That is why Jay Lapeyre of Laitram LLC and John Finan of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System are featured in this video outlining the business case for criminal justice reform and justice reinvestment in Louisiana.

Prominent Louisiana Business Leaders Push for Criminal Justice Reform
Featured / Justice

Prominent Louisiana Business Leaders Push for Criminal Justice Reform

PrintFriendly and PDF

Today, Smart on Crime Louisiana, Right On Crime, and the Pelican Institute for Public Policy released a new video making the business case for criminal justice reform in Louisiana. The video features state business leaders James M. “Jay” Lapeyre Jr. and John Finan Jr. and is being heavily promoted online throughout Louisiana.