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By Eric Siddall Governor Brown is quoted in today’s Los Angeles Times, providing his reasons why voters should support Prop 57, the early release of felons initiative. Every one of his statements lacks both merit and a basic understanding of the criminal justice system. First, the governor claims that his act would restore “deliberative thought” […]
By Eric Siddall As the Sacramento Bee pointed out, “The term ‘nonviolent felony offense’ comes from the language of the governor’s sentencing measure itself. If the measure is approved by voters, it remains to be seen how ‘nonviolent felony’ will be defined.” Governor Brown is spending millions of dollars on false radio adspromoting Prop 57, […]
By Eric Siddall We have an incarceration problem in this country. Minority communities bear the brunt of this harsh reality. We need to acknowledge this fact and discuss a smarter, nimbler, and more humane approach to this challenge. But we also have another problem. Far too many people of color are victims of crime, a […]
By Eric Siddall The recent murder of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Owens, Palm Springs Police Officers Jose Vega and Lesley Zerebny by career criminals is a bitter tragedy for their families, and a great loss for all of law enforcement and the communities they bravely served. In the Palm Springs murders, the suspect […]