Testimony in Support of DC’s Criminal Code Reform Commission

Modernizing DC’s criminal code is a critical step in advancing safety, justice, and equity. The Criminal Code Reform Commission is an indispensable agency in achieving these critical and laudable goals.

Related to: Incarceration, Sentencing Reform

The Criminal Code Reform Commission exemplifies how to have an informed, well-researched, and evidence-based lawmaking process. It should be recognized as a prized gem in the DC government that should be safeguarded locally and emulated nationally.

Click here to read Nazgol’s Ghandnoosh’s testimony in support of the Criminal Code Reform Commission.

About the Author

  • Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D.

    Co-Director of Research

    Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D., conducts and synthesizes research on criminal justice policies. She has written about racial disparities in the justice system, public opinion about punishment, and the scope of reform efforts. 

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