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Kahryn Riley

Policy Analyst

Kahryn Riley is a Mackinac Center policy analyst. She joined the criminal justice reform initiative in June 2016, after working for two years as a regional advancement officer at the Center.

Kahryn is an attorney and an alumna of Hillsdale College and Regent University School of Law. She has worked for free-market think tanks in Michigan, New York, and Washington, DC, for the Office of the Public Defender in Norfolk, Virginia, and for Consumers Energy’s department of Regulatory Affairs.

Kahryn and her husband reside in Lansing.

Criminal Justice in a Free Society

Mackinac Center announces criminal justice initiative … more

California Attorney General Puts Donor Privacy in Danger

How to Ease the Coming Physician Shortage

Changing licensing restrictions and expanding services would help … more

It's Time for Scope of Practice Reform

Current laws increase health care costs and limit access … more

CON Law Restricts Patient Access to Critical Health Care Services

State gets no benefit from protectionist rationing scheme … more

Legislature Hoping for Improbable Federal Rescue of Medicaid Expansion

Without waiver, it's back to the drawing board … more

If You Can’t Expect People to Know About a Crime, Don’t Prosecute Them for It

Legislature Examines Overcriminalization

Two bills propose solutions to criminal intent problem … more

Proposed Legislation Could Change 'Strict Liability' Standard

Many laws now work against well-meaning citizens … more