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CJCJ in the news: Black People Twice As Likely To Be Arrested For Pot In Colorado And Washington — Where It’s Legal
Think Progress covers Mike Males's data findings that racial disparities in marijuana-related…
CJCJ in the news: More Blacks Still Going to Jail for Marijuana Despite Legalization
High Times looks at various reports, including data from CJCJ's Mike Males, finding racial…
CJCJ in the news: Weed Legalization Can’t Seem to Fix One Thing: Racial Gaps in Drug Arrests
Mic picks up data analysis from CJCJ's Mike Males showing a continued racial disparity in…
CJCJ in the news: Pot legalization hasn’t done anything to shrink the racial gap in drug arrests
The Washington Post reviews findings by CJCJ's Mike Males which show that, despite the huge drops…
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…
CJCJ in the news: Native Americans; A Forgotten Minority in US Presidential Campaign
Voice of America highlights Mike Males's finding that Native Americans are disparately likely to be…
CJCJ in the news: Why a 'smoking age' of 21 is a bad idea
Mike Males writes an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times showing that the implementation of these…
Spotlight on New Juvenile and Criminal Justice Legislation
Newly proposed legislation would preserve access to in-person visitation, strengthen juvenile data…
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting November 12, 2015
Unofficial meeting minutes from the November 2015 BSCC meeting.
CJCJ in the news: Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Accepted Almost the Same Amount of Prison Lobbyist Donations
The Huffington Post reports on Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio receiving campaign contributions…
January Newsletter: Proposed Ballot Initiative to Repeal Direct File
CJCJ offers a new free resource for youth, KQED's Forum interviews CJCJ Executive Director Daniel…
2016-17 budget continues California's dependency on incarceration
$250 million for adult facility construction funding and increased funding to DJJ, but only $29.3…
CJCJ in the news: California prison reforms have reduced inmate numbers, not costs
Reuters quotes CJCJ's Executive Director, Daniel Macallair, on why the costs of incarceration are…
New Centers for Disease Control report shows U.S. officials still won’t address gun violence
Political leaders prefer relying on remedial programs rather than confronting widespread poverty…
CJCJ in the news: Why the GOP Must Discuss #BlackLivesMatter in the Next Debate
The Huffington Post cites an article by CJCJ's Mike Males, "Who Are Police Killing?", to discuss…
The Business of Guns
Even after all the mass shootings in the U.S, few are talking about two important issues: American…
Guns: Amid more tragedy, the hopeful realities everyone ignores
There are some surprisingly positive developments for politicians and lobbyists ready to conclude…
CJCJ in the news: Native Lives Matter, Too
The New York Times tracts the disparate killings of Native Americans by police officers, citing…
Monterey County residents discuss impact of Proposition 47
On September 10, local elected officials, community leaders, and neighbors in Monterey…
Obama blames “teenagers doing stupid things” for drugs, crime, imprisonment
We need a modern strategy that treats crime as a behavior of individuals, not demographic groups,…
California crime keeps going down in 2014
This month, the Attorney General of California released new data for 2014 showing that crime in the…
CJCJ in the news: Why Bill Clinton admitted being wrong on crime
CJCJ's Mike Males is featured as a guest on the Huffington Post Live's discussion about the Clinton…
Does Anyone Have a Solution to Gun Violence?
Gun violence is horrific. Why are we tolerating today’s going-nowhere political debate?
A Modest Theory of Why Conservatives Suddenly Champion Criminal Justice Reform
A sudden conversion to religious forgiveness and fiscal prudence on prison budgets? There’s a…
Why Do We Resist Individualized Justice?
“Demographic determinism” persists even among progressives. It needs to stop.

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