Posts by J. Robertson

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Recent reforms improve Mississippi’s grade on parole laws

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s grade on parole laws improved after legislative action this past session….

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Mississippi fails at public defense

by J. Robertson

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a failing grade for…

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Mandatory minimum sentences a problem in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a low grade for…

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Freedom to drive protected in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report gives Mississippi an “A” grade for its driver’s license…

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Justice reform bills could provide significant savings for Mississippi taxpayers

by J. Robertson

The Mississippi legislature is currently considering several bills aimed at reforming the…

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Justice reform: The cost of doing nothing

by J. Robertson

Many bills considered by the legislature come with a price tag. Whether…

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Property forfeiture too easy in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report has been released that gives Mississippi a bad grade…

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Alabama Reels from Federal Lawsuit, Could Mississippi be Next?

by J. Robertson

Last week, the United States Department of Justice filed a federal lawsuit…

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Latest data show Mississippi’s criminal justice reforms are working

by J. Robertson

When Mississippi policymakers first considered a slate of criminal justice reforms in…

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Is Mississippi’s violent crime rate high?

by J. Robertson

Is Mississippi’s violent crime rate high? The real answer might surprise you….

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What the 2020 Election Could Mean for Mississippi

by J. Robertson

The first Presidential Debate of 2020 was contentious, to say the least….

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New Employer Survey Details Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic and Outlines Policy Solutions

by J. Robertson

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck Mississippi, business owners across that state have…