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A “Third System” for Incarcerated Young Adults
Justice advocates have been considering a separate system for young adults ages 18 to 25 due to violence in prisons, but would a new system move focus away from reform efforts?
Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions
Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014, would generate costs savings for 3 counties between $135 million and $236 million.
Assemblymember Tom Ammiano: A Champion for Reform
Brian Goldstein reflects on the tenure of outgoing Assemblymember Tom Ammiano and his dedicated leadership in criminal justice reform.
Ferguson and the militarization of the police
"The behavior of the police in Ferguson, were it conducted by soldiers or Marines in Iraq or Afghanistan, would be viewed as violations of the Rules of Engagement and result in Court Martials."
Who Are Police Killing?
Over the last four decades, some 15,000 Americans have been killed by law enforcement officers. Native Americans are most at risk, followed by African Americans.

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