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CJCJ in the news: Rising crime in Long Beach stoking anxieties among police, politicians
Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) asks to CJCJ's Mike Males to comment on whether or not Proposition 47 has effected crime in Long Beach.
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 Macallair , and Governor Brown announces new ballot initiative to repeal direct file.
CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed
Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision.
CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed
Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision.
CJCJ in the news: Bill seen as first step to juvenile filing reform
The Daily Journal quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani to discuss the problematic practice of prosecuting youth in adult court.
CJCJ in the news: Like Our Vets, Justice-Involved Youth Are Survivors of War
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed written by CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani.
As more lifers are released from prison...not much happens
Brown has allowed more people convicted of homicide to parole than have the past four governors combined. That's a good thing — but not good enough.
CJCJ in the news: Proposition 47 releases, resentencings begin in Lake County
Lake County News highlights CJCJ's recent brief estimating the county-level impact of Proposition 47.
October news from CJCJ
October news: In memory of Roland Carey, director of youth housing program; Proposition 47 could generate significant cost savings for counties; For SF's formerly incarcerated, job opportunities in…
New CJCJ report: Prop 47 could save counties millions, reduce jail populations
A new CJCJ brief estimates the potential county-level savings and jail population reductions that could result from implementing Proposition 47, which would reclassify low-level drug and property…
CJCJ in the news: California Prison Guards Sit Out Debate On Letting Non-Violent Prisoners Go Free
CJCJ Executive Director Dan Macallair on the prison guard union's relative silence on criminal justice reforms.
Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions
CJCJ estimates savings and jail population reductions in individual counties as a result of implementing Proposition 47.
After Realignment: A need for proportional sentencing and treatment programs
In a post-Realignment era, enacting sentences proportional to crimes and treatment programs are the next step in addressing concerns about increasing jail populations and public safety.
CJCJ in the news: Audrie's Law goes too far, some legislators insist
SB 838 would create mandatory minimums for youth in the justice justice system. CJCJ's Lizzie Buchen explains this is a "step backward."
OP-ED: Keep Mandatory Minimums Out of the Juvenile Justice System
Lizzie Buchen, CJCJ's Communications and Policy Analyst, discusses the negative impact mandatory minimums would have on California's juvenile justice system in a recent Juvenile Justice Information…
CJCJ in the news: Valley community leaders come to Fresno to learn about Night Walk
The Fresno Bee references CJCJ's analysis of Fresno's zip codes and homicide rates.
Fresno County: Adult Arrests and Incarceration
This analysis utilizes official statewide data sources to examine Fresno County’s state and local incarceration trends in comparison to the statewide average.
California's Radical De-Incarceration Experiment
Mike Males discusses California's deincarceration movement in the California Progress Report.
CJCJ in the news: 'Audrie's Law' targets rapes of passed-out teens
Senate Bill 838, "Audrie's Law" would expand the ability of prosecutors to unilaterally charge youth as adults. Is this another example of knee-jerk policy?
CJCJ Newsletter - AB 109 Realignment and crime: No statewide pattern
New analysis of 2012 data shows no correlation between public safety realignment and crime, Cameo House in the news, and a thank you to our generous donors!
A Modern Understanding of a Long Ago Confession and a Boy’s Execution
An in-depth look at the George Stinney case and what it could mean for juvenile justice policy almost 70 years later.
Post-Realignment prison admissions increase in 2013
Fact sheet analyzing new prison admissions by quarter shows admissions for property and drug crimes are on the rise in 2013.
California’s Sentencing Quagmire: Is a Commission the Solution?
A statewide Sentencing Commission could initiate much needed sentencing reform and end the prison crisis in the long-term.
Op-ed: Troubled Young People Deserve Compassion, Not Punishment
More than 2,500 Californians are serving life sentences in prison for crimes they committed when they were younger than 18. At San Quentin, it is all too common to come across young men serving 35 or…
Little Hoover Commission recommends use of risk/needs assessment in jails
Realignment has elevated concern regarding the intersection of the bail industry and California’s un-sentenced jail population. Many advocates have expressed concern that a significant number…

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