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Sentencing Reform in California
CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, testified before the California Legislature on the…
CJCJ in the news: Rising crime in Long Beach stoking anxieties among police, politicians
Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) asks to CJCJ's Mike Males to comment on whether or not…
CJCJ in the news: How Mario Woods Stands in for Vanishing Black San Francisco
The National Journal highlights a CJCJ report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest rates of…
California Court Rules Proposition 47 Applies to Youth
This July, California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal held that a San Diego youth was…
June news from CJCJ
Advocates voice concerns with $500 million for facility construction; San Francisco County holds…
For males of color, status is mixed
The Californian covers CJCJ's Brian Goldstein's testimony on the status of boys and men of color in…
New data reveal persistent disparities in charging youth as adults
A long-overdue report lays bare the egregious racial disparities that pervade the juvenile justice…
Standing while black
Some have claimed the “end of racism” in this country. The most recent claim comes from…
Counties' continued disparities in Realignment implementation
Fact sheet on county-by-county implementation of AB 109 Realignment using data through June 30,…
CA Forward Forum Discusses Split Sentencing in California
Despite their given benefits, what could explain California's disparity in split sentencing and how…
Counties’ continued decline in reliance on state youth facilities
CJCJ’s California Sentencing Institute (CASI) released its 2011 juvenile justice data today,…
2011 data provide baseline and initial effects of Realignment
CJCJ’s California Sentencing Institute (CASI) released its 2011 data today, providing a…
Report smacks Monterey County for sending more than its share of felons to prison.
By sending more non-violent felons to prison than the state average, Monterey County isn’t…
Up Front
Senior Research Fellow, Mike Males, discusses Realignment's impact on county-by-county disparities.
Beyond Realignment: Counties’ large disparities in imprisonment underlie ongoing prison crisis
California’s crises of prison overcrowding, unsustainable costs, and court-ordered population…
California’s Urban Crime Increase in 2012: Is “Realignment” to Blame?
This publication analyzes whether Realignment — in this case, the 46,000 offenders diverted…
Prison realignment shows slow progress
Prison realignment shows slow progress 23ABC News, December 13, 2012
Charging Youth as Adults: What's the Impact?
The juvenile justice system works best when it rehabilitates youthful offenders and gives them the…
One Year into Realignment: Progress Stalls, Stronger Incentives Needed
One Year into Realignment: Progress Stalls, Stronger Incentives Needed
Little Hoover Commission discusses need for sentencing reform
Today, the Little Hoover Commission (LHC) hosted a public hearing on bail and sentencing reform …
NEW: juvenile justice interactive map
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2012 CJCJ's California Sentencing Institute releases the …
Juveniles in adult courts: Moving in the opposite direction
California is moving in the opposite direction of the rest of the nation when it comes to…
CJCJ Newsletter - Preliminary CA realignment data
Is realignment working?
CASI featured on Valley Public Radio, Mike Males explains trends
CJCJ's California Sentencing Institute (CASI), released on July 30, featured on Valley Edition…
Study Highlights High Incarceration Rate in Valley Counties
Study Highlights High Incarceration Rate in Valley Counties Valley Public Radio, August 7, 2012

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