What is the Second Chance Act? The North Carolina Second Chance Act (Senate Bill 562) is legislation that would automate the expunction of certain dismissed criminal charges and allow individuals to petition the court for expungement of …
We're excited to present to you the results of the public opinion poll we commissioned on Second Chances. The questions in the poll reflect areas addressed in the #SecondChanceAct. The results are overwhelmingly supportive! #ccjr #ncpol (see link in bio for more info) pic.twitter.com/IMnKFdgjx7
The first Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee (JJAC) meeting of 2020 is about to begin! Our Executive Director, Tarrah Callahan, is a member of the committee and also serves on several subcommittees. #ccjr #jjac #ncpol pic.twitter.com/JKpW9FUtjZ
Pragmatic Conservative-Led Reforms
Our mission is simple: promote a criminal justice system that utilizes pragmatic, evidence-based approaches to keep our communities safe, while ensuring that taxpayer dollars are utilized in the most effective manner.
Seeking solutions that promote safety, efficiency, and accountability.
Spending on public safety
makes up an excessive percentage of our state budget. While we expect that our government should make every effort to keep our communities safe, we also must keep a critical eye on our criminal justice system, ensuring that it operates in a manner that most efficiently uses our taxpayer dollars to enhance public safety.
A review of our criminal justice policies
shows this to be entirely inconsistent with reality, at both the state and federal level. National leaders have begun leading efforts to support pragmatic criminal justice reform, from a perspective entirely consistent with conservative platforms.