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The California Legislature Approves Additional $270 Million for Jail Construction
On June 15, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 844, creating yet another allocation for local criminal justice facility construction.
Crime and Violence by San Francisco Youth Plunges 80 percent in Last 20 Years
But strangely, youth entering the system are twice as likely to be incarcerated today.
Justice by Geography: Do Politics Influence the Prosecution of Youth as Adults?
CJCJ’s new report finds that counties with Republican district attorneys are more likely to directly file youth in adult, criminal court.
CJCJ in the news: Study, Certain CA Counties Charge Youth as Adults More Often
Public News Service interviews CJCJ's Maureen Washburn, co-author of a new report analyzing the prosecution of youth as adults.
New Report! Direct File Rates Arbitrarily Rising for Youth of Color
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.

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