Criminal Justice Reform Task Force Meeting


Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform

States and Nation Policy Summit 2016 | Washington, DC
Thursday December 1, 2016
2:30 – 5:30 PM


2:30 PM Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions
Approval of Minutes from Annual Meeting 2016

2:35 PM  Panel: A Look at the State of Modern Policing. Heather Mac Donald, Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.  Other Panelist TBD.  Moderator: Senator Michael Hough.

3:25 PM  Presentation of Changes to Model Policy: Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney and Legal Counsel, Institute for Justice.  Amendments to: 1. Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection Act and 2. The Reporting of Seizure and Forfeiture Act.  Introducer: TBD.

3:40 PM Sunset Review for Model Policies.

  1. Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection Act
  2. Child Protection Reporting Requirement Act
  3. Juvenile Offender Performance Incentive Funding Act
  4. Resolution in Support of Evidence-based Medical Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
  5. Resolution on Transparency and Accountability in Criminal Law

3:55 PM  Presentation: Ban-the-Box Update and Potential Future Developments.  Jenna Moll, Deputy Director, United States Justice Action Network.

4:10 PM  Presentation of Proposed Model Policy: Lauren Krisai, Director of Criminal Justice Policy, Reason Foundation.  An Act Regarding Post-Conviction Relief On Grounds of Changes in Forensic Scientific Evidence.  Introducer: TBD.

4:20 PM Presentation of Proposed Model Policy: Greg Frost, President, Civil Citation Network.  Pre-Arrest Diversion.  Introducer: TBD.

4:30 PM Panel: Overcriminalization.  John Malcolm, Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation.  Shana O’Toole, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.  Moderator: Vikrant Reddy, Charles Koch Institute.

5:20 PM For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM Adjournment

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