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CJCJ in the news: Department of Juvenile Justice: Empower or end?CJCJ in the news: Department of Juvenile Justice: Empower or end?

Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions—The Daily Journal's L.J. Williamson tackles the question of closing California's state youth correctional facilities, and quotes CJCJ's Daniel Macallair on why local facilities are the superior… Continue

CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on the ineffectiveness of youth curfewsCJCJ in the news: Mike Males on the ineffectiveness of youth curfews

Model Local Practices, Juvenile Justice—After a mother in Saskatoon called for the imposition of a 10 pm curfew on youth, CBC Saskatoon interviewed CJCJ's Mike Males on the failure of youth curfews to curb crime or deter gang activity.

January Newsletter: Proposed Ballot Initiative to Repeal Direct FileJanuary Newsletter: Proposed Ballot Initiative to Repeal Direct File

Sentencing, Juvenile Justice, Political Landscape—CJCJ offers a new free resource for youth, KQED's Forum interviews CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair , and Governor Brown announces new ballot initiative to repeal direct file.

Governor Brown Proposes Additional $250 Million in Adult Facility Construction FundingGovernor Brown Proposes Additional $250 Million in Adult Facility Construction Funding

Blog, Correctional Institutions—Governor Brown’s 2016-2017 budget proposal increases state spending on local criminal justice facilities, while limiting competition for funds.

CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed

Sentencing, Juvenile Justice—Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision.

CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed

Sentencing, Juvenile Justice—Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision.

CJCJ in the news: Court Decision Brings Hope, Uncertainty for Juveniles Sentenced to Life

Juvenile Justice—JJIE quotes CJCJ's Daniel Macallair on today's Supreme Court decision to retroactively extend a a 2012 verdict ruling juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) as unconstitutional.

Proposition 47 Savings: Reinvest in California’s CommunitiesProposition 47 Savings: Reinvest in California’s Communities

Blog, Correctional Institutions—The BSCC will be hosting four community meetings in southern California, providing an opportunity for advocates to voice their opinions about how Proposition 47 funding should be used.

JJIE: Juvenile Justice Can Be Reformed Without Invoking Old Prejudices

Social Justice, Juvenile Justice—Individualized justice, economic equality and factual accuracy should supply the science driving reform, not century-old biodeterminism.

CJCJ in the news: Dear America, Time to Open the Bank of Justice

Publications, Social Justice—Houston's Forward Times cites a CJCJ report showing the many different ways African American youth are disproportionately represented in both the juvenile and criminal justice systems nationwide.

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