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Misdirected Juvenile Justice Consensus Creates Backwards PolicyMisdirected Juvenile Justice Consensus Creates Backwards Policy

Blog, Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions—The historic plunge in juvenile crime threatens key interests. The paradoxical response: revival of the obsolete myth that adolescents are innate criminals.

CJCJ in the news: Bill seen as first step to juvenile filing reform

Sentencing, Juvenile Justice—The Daily Journal quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani to discuss the problematic practice of prosecuting youth in adult court.

CJCJ in the news: Jerome Miller, 83; altered treatment of juvenile offenders

Social Justice, Juvenile Justice—The Boston Globe writes about the life of Jerry Miller and his many powerful accomplishments in the field of juvenile justice, including "the Massachusetts experiment."

November BSCC meeting kick starts big projectsNovember BSCC meeting kick starts big projects

Blog, Correctional Institutions—Last week, the Board of State and Community Corrections approved $500 million in county facility construction funding and appointed chairs for its Proposition 47 subcommittee.

New Reform: Same as the Old ReformNew Reform: Same as the Old Reform

Blog, Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions—Two lessons from CJCJ Executive Director Dan Macallair’s new history of California juvenile justice: (1) Beware of the status quo; (2) Beware of “reform.”

October news from CJCJOctober news from CJCJ

Model Local Practices, Juvenile Justice—JCRT's Daniel Reyes promotes community-based services at national conference, a CJCJ youth client looks forward to the future, and After the Doors Were Locked by Daniel Macallair receives praise… Continue

California Improves Juvenile Record Sealing ProcessCalifornia Improves Juvenile Record Sealing Process

Blog, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ updates Seal It to reflect improvements made by new legislation

CJCJ in the news: Why the GOP Must Discuss #BlackLivesMatter in the Next Debate

Political Landscape—The Huffington Post cites an article by CJCJ's Mike Males, "Who Are Police Killing?", to discuss police violence against African-Americans.

The Business of GunsThe Business of Guns

Blog, Political Landscape—Even after all the mass shootings in the U.S, few are talking about two important issues: American gun culture and the business of guns. Gun deathse are expected to surpass vehicale deaths in 2015,… Continue

CJCJ in the news: SBCUSD board pressed to take action on suspension policy, citations

Juvenile Justice—Students and community organizations gathered to protest the San Bernardino Unified School District's role in the school-to-prison pipeline. This IE article cites CJCJ's report revealing San… Continue

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Established in 1985 as the Western Regional Office of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA), the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system through the provision of direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis.

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