References should begin immediately following the text of the paper. This section should be clearly marked by the word "References" in bold type-face and aligned with the left hand side of the page. References should be formatted in APA style. References should be alphabetized, single spaced and with a hanging half inch indent. A blank line should be placed between each reference. Examples are listed in the Reference Examples page. This page can be found under the sub-navigational menu within the Justice Policy Journal pages on the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice's webpage. In the event that a question about proper citation style arises, refer to the citations provided by articles in previous editions of the journal first, and the APA Style Manual second.
Shelden (1992) indicates…
Literature on the prison industrial complex… (Beckett 1997; Davis 1998a, 1998b; Mauer 1995).
Beckett, Katherine. (1997). Making crime pay: Law and order in contemporary American politics. New York:OxfordUniversityPress.
Lucas, Tim. (1998). Youth gangs and moral panics inSanta Cruz,California. In T. Skelton and G. Valentine (Eds.), Cool Places: Geographies of youth cultures (pp. 145-160).New York: Routledge.
Briggs, Charles L. and Clara Mantini-Briggs. (2000). "Bad mothers" and the threat to civil society: Race, cultural reasoning and the institutionalization of social inequality in a Venezuelan infanticide trial. Law and Social Inquiry 25(2), pp. 299-354.
Article in an Internet Only Journal
Alasti, Sanaz. (2007). Comparative study of stoning punishment in the Religions of Islam and Judaism. Justice Policy 4(1), 1-54. Retrieved April 1, 2007, from http://cjcj.webitects.com/news/category/511.
Newspaper Article with no Author Named
"Lawmakers reach deal for $7.3 billion prison overhaul." (2007, April 26). San Francisco Chronicle, p. A1.
Corcoran, Megan. (2007). What a California sentencing commission might do. Retrieved April 1, 2007, from http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/site/what-california-sentencing-commission-might-do.