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Juvenile Crime at All-Time Low, Leaving Empty Beds at Juvenile Hall
Juvenile Crime at All-Time Low, Leaving Empty Beds at Juvenile Hall Fair Oaks-Carmichael Patch, November 28, 2012
Legalized pot and easing of 'three strikes' law mark unique election
The voters have spoken.  Not only did they re-elect Barack Obama but in two states -- Colorado and Washington  -- possession of small quantities of marijuana was legalized. A clear message to the…
Former 'SYTYCD' Performer Helps At-Risk Youth
Former 'SYTYCD' Performer Helps At-Risk Youth Fox 40, November 2, 2012
California Juvenile Arrests at 50-year Low
California Juvenile Arrests at 50-year Low Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, November 2, 2012
Juvenile Crime Rate At Record Low
Juvenile Crime Rate At Record Low Capital Public Radio, October 31, 2012
Juvenile crime drops to record low in California
Juvenile crime drops to record low in California KPCC, October 31, 2012
What a Drop in Youth Crime Says About Curfews and Boot Camps: Nothing Good
What a Drop in Youth Crime Says About Curfews and Boot Camps: Nothing Good Take Part, October 30, 2012
The state of disproportionate minority contact: San Francisco & beyond
The execution of justice is not always neutral.  Unfortunately, racial discrimination remains deeply imbedded in the policies and practices of the justice system, and not merely a relic of the past. …
San Francisco Police Department upgrading data collection system
On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, the San Francisco Police Commission met to discuss a range of issues, including the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD)'s faulty and problematic system of…
The gateway myth
I've heard the story hundreds of time: pot is the "gateway" drug.  Smoke a joint one day and next thing you know you are hooked on heroin or cocaine. I recall sitting in on a panel discussion on…
CJCJ Newsletter - Post AB 109: Adult Criminal Justice
AB 109 updates, upcoming Bail Industry publication, and the War on Drugs
San Francisco's war on drugs, "Stop chasing my children"
The Human Rights Commission hearing on the Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs last week provided a broad spectrum of perspectives and information on how San Franciscans are affected by drug…
The Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs
The Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs sfgovtv.com, April 12, 2012
Should We Rename It "Selma Francisco"?
Should We Rename It "Selma Francisco"? California Progress Report, April 13, 2012
The Pacifica Evening News
The Pacifica Evening News KPFA Radio, April 12, 2012
CJCJ presents at SF-HRC hearing on Drug War, Apr. 12th
On Thursday April 12, 2012, in City Hall room 416, at 5:30 pm , the San Francisco Human Rights Commission is holding a public hearing on The Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs .  CJCJ's Selena…
San Francisco considers human rights impact of drug war
This Thursday, April 12th, 2012 , residents of San Francisco will have an opportunity to discuss the impact of the war on drugs in the city and make recommendations as to what should be done to…
San Francisco's Arrest Rates of African Americans for Drug Felonies Worsens
San Francisco's Arrest Rates of African Americans for Drug Felonies Worsens
SJSU justice studies department celebrates new human rights minor at inaugural event
SJSU justice studies department celebrates new human rights minor at inaugural event Spartan Daily, March 21, 2012
Selena Teji presents at SJSU War on Drugs panel Mar. 21, 2012
San Jose State University (SJSU)'s Justice Studies Department is kicking off their new Human Rights minor with a series of Human Rights panel discussions.  The first is Wednesday, March 21st , 2012…
America's Longest Ongoing War: The 'Race' War on Drugs
America's Longest Ongoing War: The 'Race' War on Drugs The American Muslim, January 9, 2012
Marijuana Arrests Skyrocket in California
Marijuana Arrests Skyrocket in California OpposingViews.com, November 14, 2011
Report: Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests Skyrocketing in California
Report: Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests Skyrocketing in California SF Weekly, November 11, 2011
America's war on drugs [video blog]
~ CJCJ Senior Research Fellow, Mike Males
Misdemeanor marijuana arrests are skyrocketing
Misdemeanor marijuana arrests are skyrocketing

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