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Criminal Justice

Read the latest updates and learn more about criminal justice through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Criminal Justice

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Tell Congress: Even the playing field in the job market for formerly incarcerated people

The bipartisan, bicameral Fair Chance Act (S.387/H.R.1076) would require hiring managers in the federal government and federal contractors to wait until the job application process is further along before inquiring about past criminal convictions. This policy, known as “ban the box,” is one way to help even the playing field in the job market for returning citizens. 

Death Penalty

Resources and information about the death penalty.

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Sammi Goldsmith at (202) 387-2800