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Scapegoating the Poor
- Lizzie Buchen, Jul 22, 2014
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
- Jun 26, 2014
Under pressure from CJCJ and other youth advocates, controversial bill removes "mandatory minimum sentencing" provision.
CJCJ in the news: Audrie's Law goes too far, some legislators insist
- Jun 22, 2014
SB 838 would create mandatory minimums for youth in the justice justice system. CJCJ's Lizzie Buchen explains this is a "step backward."
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