Blog, Sentencing—CJCJ's interactive map now shows 6-year trends for county criminal and juvenile justice practices and statewide disparities
Blog, Social Justice—A new study reveals an unintended consequence of Ban the Box legislation. How does this impact job seekers?
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice—Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Rebecca Wegley on the damage done by prosecuting youth as adults.
CJCJ in the News, Social Justice—A North Dakota college student was killed after police coerced him to work as a drug deal informant by threatening him with a lengthy prison sentence for low-level marijuana sale.
Blog, Sentencing—Criminal and juvenile justice reform advocates testified in support of Governor Brown's ballot initiative Proposition 57, which would roll back disastrous, pro-mass incarceration policy.
Publications, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ youth explore Alcatraz and strengthen bonds with mentors; new CJCJ reports examine the prosecution of youth as adults; and the Children's Waiting Rooms receive donations for families.
Blog, Correctional Institutions, Political Landscape—On June 15, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 844, creating yet another allocation for local criminal justice facility construction.
Blog—But strangely, youth entering the system are twice as likely to be incarcerated today.
Publications, Political Landscape—CJCJ’s new report finds that counties with Republican district attorneys are more likely to directly file youth in adult, criminal court.
CJCJ in the News—Public News Service interviews CJCJ's Maureen Washburn, co-author of a new report analyzing the prosecution of youth as adults.
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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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