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Justice by Geography: Do Politics Influence the Prosecution of Youth as Adults?
- Jun 9, 2016
- CJCJ’s new report finds that counties with Republican district attorneys are more likely to directly file youth in adult, criminal court.
New Report! Direct File Rates Arbitrarily Rising for Youth of Color
- Jun 7, 2016
- A new report examining the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by county in the use of “direct file” and its disproportionate impact on youth of color.
National Reentry Week & April News from CJCJ
- Apr 29, 2016
- CJCJ'S Direct service team reflects on National Reentry Wee , San Francisco leadership discusses Prop. 47's impact on crime, & CJCJ advocates for community opportunity at the state Senate.
March newsletter: New Prop. 47 report, CASI updates & more!
- Mar 31, 2016
- Is Prop. 47 to Blame for California's 2015 Increase in Urban Crime?; California Sentencing Institute now includes 2013 data; CJCJ's Matt Snope presents on unemployment after incarceration.
KPFA 94.1-FM Berkeley: Fresno Legislator Seeks Changes To Prop. 47
- Mar 24, 2016
- Assem. Jim Patterson seeks to amend Prop. 47 based on claims that it increased crime. KFPA interviews Mike Males about CJCJ's new report finding no definitive correlation between Prop. 47 and crime.
CJCJ in the news: Analysis Disputes Argument that CA's Proposition 47 Led To Crime Rise
- Mar 17, 2016
- The Crime Report highlights CJCJ's new report analyzing Prop. 47's impact on crime.
CJCJ in the news: The Davis Vanguard highlights CJCJ's Prop. 47 report
- Mar 17, 2016
- The Davis Vanguard reviews CJCJ's new Prop. 47 report analyzing the initiatives effect on crime.
New Report! Is Proposition 47 to Blame for California's 2015 Increase in Urban Crime?
- Mike Males, Mar 15, 2016
- A new CJCJ report by Mike Males finds no obvious effects associated with Prop. 47 that would be expected if the reform measure had produced a consistent impact on crime.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting November 12, 2015
- Erica Webster, Feb 16, 2016
- Unofficial meeting minutes from the November 2015 BSCC meeting.
CJCJ in the news: Dear America, Time to Open the Bank of Justice
- Jan 14, 2016
- Houston's Forward Times cites a CJCJ report showing the many different ways African American youth are disproportionately represented in both the juvenile and criminal justice systems nationwide.
Update to CJCJ's Farrell Litigation Timeline
- Erica Webster, Jan 4, 2016
- 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
- Sep 30, 2015
- After the Doors Were Locked: California's juvenile justice history; JJS supports youth on Polynesia Violence Prevention Day; CJCJ participates in Monterey County Proposition 47 town hall
CJCJ in the news: The Push to Imprison California's Low-Level Offenders
- Sep 24, 2015
- As critics fault Proposition 47 for a spike in crime—which reduced some minor offenses from felonies to misdemeanors—the East Bay Express cites expert criminologists and CJCJ to explain…
August news from CJCJ
- Aug 31, 2015
- CJCJ clients gain leadership skills and enjoy the outdoors; Realignment and crime in 2014: California's violent crime in decline; Youth of color visit state representatives to discuss key legislation
Realignment and Crime in 2014: California's Violent Crime in Decline
- Aug 26, 2015
- A new report from CJCJ analyzes the increased Realigned population's effect on county crime and finds that there is no causal relationship.
CJCJ in the news: As California becomes more diverse, youth arrests continue to plummet
- Aug 6, 2015
- Sacramento News & Review interviews CJCJ's Mike Males on his report "The Plummeting Arrest Rates of California's Children" detailing the dramatic decline in youth arrests over the past 30 years.
Why more states are considering marijuana legalization
- Jul 1, 2015
- The Christian Science Monitor cites CJCJ's report "Reforming Marijuana Laws: Which Approach Best Reduces the Harms of Criminalization? A Five-State Analysis" when discussing Oregon's legalization of…
May news from CJCJ
- May 31, 2015
- The plummeting arrest rates of California's children; Patti Lee honored as a trailblazer of juvenile justice reform; and California leaders work to implement Prop 47.
CJCJ in the news: Black women in San Francisco arrested way more often than white women, report shows
- May 27, 2015
- Fusion shares CJCJ's recent factsheet on the disproportionately high arrests rates of black women in San Francisco compared to their white counterparts.
The Plummeting Arrest Rates of California's Children
- May 20, 2015
- A dramatic development with profound implications for Califorina's criminal justice system has occured over the last three decades: an enormous decline in arrests among the youngest Californians.
CJCJ in the news: The over-policing of black women in SF
- May 11, 2015
- San Francisco Public Defender, Jeff Adachi, discusses CJCJ's recent report on the city's disproportionate arrests of African American women.
CJCJ in the news: S.F. police scandal focuses on dwindling number of blacks
- May 9, 2015
- The Los Angeles Times highlights CJCJ's 2012 report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrests of African Americans for drug felonies.
April News from CJCJ
- Apr 30, 2015
- Formerly incarcerated Californians advocate for reform; San Francisco's Racially Disproportionate Arrest Rates Persist; CJCJ youth client gets a fresh start
CJCJ in the news: San Francisco Criminal Justice Leaders Push for Change at Race Summit
- Apr 30, 2015
- CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate arrests in San Francisco.
CJCJ in the news: African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F.
- Apr 29, 2015
- SF Gate highlights CJCJ's study on the disproportionate arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
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