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Vanishing Violence: Tracking California's remarkable collapse in youth crime
The San Francisco Chronicle speaks with CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males about youth crime…
California’s Juvenile Justice System Had 16 Years To Fix Its Abuse Problems. It Didn’t.
The Huffington Post covers CJCJ's new report on conditions at California's Division of Juvenile…
KPCC: Phasing out pepper spray, low probability high consequence disasters, the ninth circuit
CJCJ's Renee Menart discusses dangerous conditions at the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) on…
KQED: State Juvenile Justice Facilities Are Failing Kids, Report Finds
KQED's Marisa Lagos sits down with CJCJ's Maureen Washburn and Renee Menart to discuss California's…
Violence, Neglect & Fear Makes Kids Worse Not Better At California’s Division Of Juvenile Justice, Says Scathing New Report
Witness LA discusses key findings of CJCJ's recent report on harmful conditions at California's…
Proposed Changes to Juvenile Justice System Generate Praise, Skepticism
The California Health Report quotes CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair in discussing local…
Shutdown Breakthrough, Criminal Justice Reforms, Cannabis Update
CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair joins Thuy Vu of the KQED Newsroom to discuss juvenile and…
Editorial: Gov. Newsom’s impulse on juvenile justice good, but state needs real reform
The San Francisco Chronicle quotes CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair and endorses CJCJ's…
Is Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Juvenile Justice Reform Substantial Or Symbolic? Experts Say It’s a Wait-And-See.
CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair is quoted by Capital Public Radio the importance of local…
Analysis of the Governor's proposal to reform the state's juvenile justice system
CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair discusses the high costs, declines in youth crime, and the…
California governor seeks to transform youth prisons
The Associated Press (AP) quotes CJCJ Policy Analyst Maureen Washburn on the need to serve youth…
End Children’s Trauma, Harm By Prioritizing Them When Parents Arrested, in Court
CJCJ Communications and Policy Analyst Renee Menart discusses the collateral consequences of…
California Legislature Passes Bill Setting Juvenile Justice Minimum Age at 12
The Chronicle of Social Change highlights the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice's key role in…
OJJDP’s New Direction Is Juvenile Justice Policymaking By Erasure
CJCJ's Director of Policy and Development Brian Goldstein authors an Op-Ed on the Trump…
The Scanner: Complaints against cops fell with body cams, but questions remain
The San Francisco Chronicle quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an article on…
New bills continue criminal justice changes in California
The San Diego Union-Tribune cites research findings by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice…
Property and Violent Crimes Up, Homicides and Human Trafficking Down
The Potrero View quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an article about ongoing…
Trump agency shifts website to tougher stance on juvenile crime
NBC News quotes CJCJ's Executive Director Daniel Macallair in an article about the Trump…
California’s Latest Adult Transfer Law Models Pathways for Reform for Rest of U.S.
CJCJ Policy Analyst Maureen Washburn authors an Op-Ed in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange…
The Number of Youth in Juvenile Detention in California Has Quietly Plummeted
The Voice of San Diego quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an article on…
It’s Going Down
The Santa Fe Reporter cites research by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice in an article…
NJ marijuana legalization: Why are NJ cops arresting fewer kids, more boomers?
App.com, part of the USA Today Network, quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an…
California Program Trains Much-needed Justice-involved Leaders
CJCJ's Communications and Policy Analyst Renee Menart authors an Op-Ed in the Juvenile Justice…
Former police officer goes on trial for killing unarmed 15-year-old
The Washington Post quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an article on the impact and…
Youth curfews don’t work, open towns to costly lawsuits
The Press of Atlantic City quotes CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males in an article on the…

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