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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
Senior Research Fellow Mike Males will present at DPA Conference Nov. 4, 2011
The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is a biennial event that brings together people from around the world who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. It brings…
CJCJ's newest study: Proposition 19's attempt to legalize marijuana - Failure or Success
CJCJ's newest Policy Study: "
Proposition 19: Did "Failure" Build Larger Success?
Proposition 19: Did "Failure" Build Larger Success?
Marijuana Legalization Has Nothing to Do with Teenagers
I agree with Randy Shelden 99% of the time and respect his views, but I argue his blog   on Proposition 19, as well as other commentaries such as the Media Awareness Project 's, are dead wrong…
Proposition 19: Will the Drug Warriors Win Again?
Proposition 19, California's initiative that would legalize marijuana, is opposed by the majority of the citizens, according to the latest polls, as reported in the Los Angeles Times .  …
Bizarre Drug Czar Logic
The most fundamental disagreement between drug policy reformers and drug warriors such as Office of National Drug Control Policy chief Gail Kerlikowske--who is warning that the federal government may…
Proposition 19 Provokes Legislative Reform
Regardless of the outcome of the November election, Proposition 19 's  strong poll showing   has already achieved a major victory. California's legislature and governor, seeking to preempt 19's…
Marijuana Arrests and California's Drug War: A Report to the California Legislature, 2010 Update
Marijuana Arrests and California's Drug War: A Report to the California Legislature, 2010 Update
Drug and Immigration Offenses Dominate Court Cases and Prisons
The latest figures from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that drug and immigration offenses constitute a large proportion of the cases processed in the criminal justice system, along with a…
Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Panic Masks a White Drug Abuse Crisis
What does a drug abuse epidemic have to do with angry political attacks against immigrants and minorities? Everything, concludes a new CJCJ study detailing key facts so far missing from debate over…
Scapegoating Immigrants: Arizona's Real Crisis Is Rooted in State Residents' Soaring Drug Abuse
Senior Research Fellow Mike Males and Executive Director Daniel Macallair investigate Arizona's recent anti-immigrant law.  "
Scapegoating Immigrants: Arizona's Real Crisis Is Rooted in State Residents' Soaring Drug Abuse
Scapegoating Immigrants: Arizona's Real Crisis Is Rooted in State Residents' Soaring Drug Abuse
Marijuana: California's Black "Criminal (In)justice System"
Two provocative papers issued by CJCJ this month find that despite racial progress in other areas, American authorities' historical campaign to associate taboo drugs, particularly marijuana, with…
Targeting Blacks for Marijuana - Possession Arrests of African Americans in California, 2004-08
Targeting Blacks for Marijuana - Possession Arrests of African Americans in California, 2004-08 The Drug Policy Alliance, June 30, 2010
Listen to CJCJ's Newest Broadcast: Marijuana Legalization in CA
CJCJ has just released a broadcast on marijuana legalization in California, as part of our newest component to our public education efforts.  Our broadcasts provide quick and easy access to key…
Marijuana: To Legalize or Not to Legalize
Today is April 20, 2010, also known as 4/20.  Many consider today an unofficial holiday: National Marijuana Day. Since today is 4/20, the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) thought no…
Drug Abuse Is Now California's Leading Cause of Premature Death
In 1980, before California and the United States embarked on a massive "War on Drugs" to arrest and imprison rising tens of thousands of drug users, a total of 1,480 residents died from overdoses or…
Broadcast: Marijuana Legalization in California
San Francisco's Reentry Commissioner and Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice Program Director Gerald Miller discusses the hot topic of legalizing marijuana.  Mr. Miller covers misconceptions of…

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