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CJCJ's legislative priorities for 2015
CJCJ and our allies are working to enact systemic reforms to make California's criminal and juvenile justice systems more humane, fair, and effective. Learn about some of the bills we're supporting.
Books not Bars is Right
A person's education level doesn't just correlate to employment and salary — it's also correlated with a person's likelihood of being murdered.
New Report on Crime Decline Repeats Old Myths
A new report concludes that a drop in the youth population may have contributed to a drop in crime — but the data show the opposite to be true.
CJCJ in the news: It’s Poverty, Not the 'Teenage Brain,' That Causes the Most Youth Crime
Pacific Standard Magazine highlights research by CJCJ's Mike Males on the role of poverty in causing youth crime.
When is Enough Punishment Enough?
CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Randall Shelden discusses the case of Michael DiVicino, a California prisoner currently serving his time at the Nevada State Prison in Indian Springs.

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