Policy analysis

Justice by Geography

County-by-county analyses reflect disparate applications of justice policy inCalifornia, creating a system whereby an individual’s county of residence significantly affects the outcome of his or her case.

CJCJ highlights these county disparities and establishes a statewide baseline through the California Sentencing Institute, in order to assist local practitioners, researchers, and policy advocates in determining cost-benefit analyses of the varying jurisdictional practices.

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