Blog, Social Justice—The continuing protests in Missouri show that racial segregation in the US is just as problematic as it was in the '60s.
Blog, Drug Policy—In Los Angeles, huge declines in drug arrests of black teenagers and skyrocketing arrests of white middle-agers have led to an unimaginable new racial equality.
Drug Policy—The Washington Post's Wonkblog highlights CJCJ's recent report on the impact of marijuana reforms.
Publications, Sentencing—A new CJCJ brief estimates the potential county-level savings and jail population reductions that could result from implementing Proposition 47, which would reclassify low-level drug and property… Continue
Blog, Political Landscape—Anti-rape campaigns from the White House to Sacramento blame students for a society-wide problem and ignore crucial lessons from young people’s promising trends.
Sentencing—CJCJ Executive Director Dan Macallair on the prison guard union's relative silence on criminal justice reforms.
Blog, Correctional Institutions—A tour of Stanislaus Juvenile Correctional Facility provides an example of previous SB 81 spending and highlights some important considerations for the next round of funding over the coming months.
Drug Policy, Political Landscape—Vox highlights a recent CJCJ report on the impact of marijuana policy reform.
Blog, Juvenile Justice—California’s revolutionary plunge in youth crime and rise in older-age crime threaten established interests still feeding on fear of youth.
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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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