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Refuting Fear: Immigration, Youth, and CA’s Stunning Declines in Crime and Violence
A new CJCJ report finds crime and violence have decreased as racial and ethnic diversity and…
California’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Reports High Recidivism Despite Surging Costs
CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that the costs of confining youth in California’s state youth…
New Report: Urban Crime Trends Remain Stable Through California’s Policy Reform Era (2010-2016)
CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that, despite the implementation of large-scale criminal justice…
New Report: Declining Drug Enforcement After Proposition 47
A new report finds arrests and citations for drug possession have decreased in Los Angeles and San…
New Report: The Prosecution of Youth as Adults in California
A new report presents 2015 trends in California’s use of “direct file,” wherein…
New Report: Violent Crime Arrests of Youth in California Expected to Decline Through 2020
CJCJ's new research report predicts ongoing declines in the violent felony arrest rate of…
New Report: Prop 47 and Crime in 2015
CJCJ's new report provides a comparison of county-level crime changes to jail population changes…
Fact Sheet: California's Youth and Young Adult Arrest Rates Continue a Historic Decline
A new fact sheet from CJCJ shows that, in 2015, arrests of young people under age 25 dropped below…
Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequate Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice
CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased,…
California Sentencing Institute now shows county trends for 2009-2014
CJCJ's interactive map now shows 6-year trends for county criminal and juvenile justice practices…
Justice by Geography: Do Politics Influence the Prosecution of Youth as Adults?
CJCJ’s new report finds that counties with Republican district attorneys are more likely to…
New Report! Direct File Rates Arbitrarily Rising for Youth of Color
A new report examining the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by…
National Reentry Week & April News from CJCJ
CJCJ'S Direct service team reflects on National Reentry Wee , San Francisco leadership discusses…
March newsletter: New Prop. 47 report, CASI updates & more!
Is Prop. 47 to Blame for California's 2015 Increase in Urban Crime?; California Sentencing…
KPFA 94.1-FM Berkeley: Fresno Legislator Seeks Changes To Prop. 47
Assem. Jim Patterson seeks to amend Prop. 47 based on claims that it increased crime. KFPA…
CJCJ in the news: Analysis Disputes Argument that CA's Proposition 47 Led To Crime Rise
The Crime Report highlights CJCJ's new report analyzing Prop. 47's impact on crime.
New Report! Is Proposition 47 to Blame for California's 2015 Increase in Urban Crime?
A new CJCJ report by Mike Males finds no obvious effects associated with Prop. 47 that would be…
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting November 12, 2015
Unofficial meeting minutes from the November 2015 BSCC meeting.
CJCJ in the news: Dear America, Time to Open the Bank of Justice
Houston's Forward Times cites a CJCJ report showing the many different ways African American youth…
Update to CJCJ's Farrell Litigation Timeline
CJCJ has updated it's Farrell Litigation Timeline to include relevant events from 2013 - 2015.
September news from CJCJ: Executive Director publishes history of California juvenile justice system
After the Doors Were Locked: California's juvenile justice history; JJS supports youth on…
CJCJ in the news: The Push to Imprison California's Low-Level Offenders
As critics fault Proposition 47 for a spike in crime—which reduced some minor offenses from…
August news from CJCJ
CJCJ clients gain leadership skills and enjoy the outdoors; Realignment and crime in 2014:…
Realignment and Crime in 2014: California's Violent Crime in Decline
A new report from CJCJ analyzes the increased Realigned population's effect on county crime and…
CJCJ in the news: As California becomes more diverse, youth arrests continue to plummet
Sacramento News & Review interviews CJCJ's Mike Males on his report "The Plummeting Arrest…

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