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Political Landscape

Special interest groups heavily influence policy in California. As a result, criminal justice policy is often informed by campaign contributions rather than what research has determined to be in the best interest of long-term public safety.

CJCJ has examined the political influence of special interest groups in the State Capitol in order to understand and ameliorate the negative impact political contributions have on common sense reforms to California’s criminal justice system.

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