Social Justice—Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the lack of adequate screening for, and evaluation of, mental health needs in the juvenile justice system.
Social Justice, Political Landscape—We need a modern strategy that treats crime as a behavior of individuals, not demographic groups, and a criminal justice system that responds to individual characteristics. These four charts show… Continue
Social Justice—After Denver police shot and killed Paul Castaway, a Rosebud Sioux tribal citizen, Al Jazeera America contacted CJCJ's Mike Males to discuss his data on which demographics are most likely to be shot… Continue
Blog, Political Landscape—This month, the Attorney General of California released new data for 2014 showing that crime in the state continued its downward trend.
Model Local Practices, Correctional Institutions—San Francisco County Supervisor, Jane Kim, highlights CJCJ's Cameo House as a model alternative to incarceration for rest of the nation.
Social Justice, Political Landscape—CJCJ's Mike Males is featured as a guest on the Huffington Post Live's discussion about the Clinton admnistration's effect on crime and what the change in public opinion means for Hilary Clinton's… Continue
Blog, Political Landscape—Gun violence is horrific. Why are we tolerating today’s going-nowhere political debate?
Blog, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ’s juvenile justice services programs utilize intensive supervision and clinical services (ISCS) to address the unique needs of clients and help them reenter their communities.
Publications, Social Justice—The Christian Science Monitor cites CJCJ's report "Reforming Marijuana Laws: Which Approach Best Reduces the Harms of Criminalization? A Five-State Analysis" when discussing Oregon's legalization of… Continue
Sentencing, Social Justice—Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed written by CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani.
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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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