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Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequate Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice

CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased, gang culture is pervasive, and mental health treatment is at times nonexistent.

Young Adult Prisons Are Not the Answer

A proposal by the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation defies best practices and fails to heed the lessons of history.

Brown’s budget misses opportunity to shrink prison system

Despite the lowest crime rate in decades, and recent and potential reductions in the prison population, Brown continues to up prison spending and expand capacity.

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