August news from CJCJAugust news from CJCJ

Juvenile Justice—CJCJ clients gain leadership skills and enjoy the outdoors; Realignment and crime in 2014:… Continue

Realignment and Crime in 2014: California's Violent Crime in Decline

Publications—A new report from CJCJ analyzes the increased Realigned population's effect on county crime and… Continue

Enough Nonsense on Youthful (In)competenceEnough Nonsense on Youthful (In)competence

Blog—Pre-judging the individual guilt of the Santa Cruz 15-year-old accused of murdering a child is not… Continue

CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program keeps youth in juvenile courtCJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program keeps youth in juvenile court

Blog—When a prosecutor wants to try a youth as an adult, defense attorneys reach out to Nisha Ajmani,… Continue

CJCJ Founder Passes OnCJCJ Founder Passes On

Correctional Institutions—It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jerome G. Miller, the visionary leader… Continue

CJCJ in the news: As California becomes more diverse, youth arrests continue to plummet

Juvenile Justice—Sacramento News & Review interviews CJCJ's Mike Males on his report "The Plummeting Arrest… Continue

California Court Rules Proposition 47 Applies to YouthCalifornia Court Rules Proposition 47 Applies to Youth

Blog—This July, California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal held that a San Diego youth was… Continue

CJCJ in the news: Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services

Social Justice—Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the… Continue

Obama blames “teenagers doing stupid things” for drugs, crime, imprisonmentObama blames “teenagers doing stupid things” for drugs, crime, imprisonment

Political Landscape—We need a modern strategy that treats crime as a behavior of individuals, not demographic groups,… Continue

CJCJ in the news: Protesters question Denver police killing of mentally ill Native American

Social Justice—After Denver police shot and killed Paul Castaway, a Rosebud Sioux tribal citizen, Al Jazeera… Continue

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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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