Congressman Smith Supports Federal Actions to Reform Our Nation’s Criminal Justice System

  Washington D.C. – Congressman Smith released the following statement in support of the President’s recent decision to ban solitary confinement for juveniles and non-violent offenders: “A functioning justice system must work to protect the innocent and simultaneously hold accountable and rehabilitate those who commit crimes. The President’s recently announced executive action reforms the federal … READ MORE

Congressman Adam Smith Calls for Criminal Justice Reform

  Washington D.C. – Congressman Smith released the following statement about the need to comprehensively reform our criminal justice system, highlighting current efforts at the federal level that can begin the process: “The American criminal justice system is fundamentally broken. “As a nation, we incarcerate more of our own citizens than any other country in the world … READ MORE