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CJCJ in the news: Marijuana legalization doesn't solve racial disparities in the criminal justice system

Vox highlights a recent CJCJ report on the impact of marijuana policy reform.

Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions

CJCJ estimates savings and jail population reductions in individual counties as a result of implementing Proposition 47.

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. 

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