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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.

Scapegoating the Poor

The story of a single working mother who faces a decade in prison for allowing her daughter to play in a park unsupervised demonstrates our foolish reliance on incarceration and punishment as a way to poverty. 

CJCJ in the news: Committee backs "Audrie's Law" after provision removed

Under pressure from CJCJ and other youth advocates, controversial bill removes "mandatory minimum sentencing" provision.

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