Items related to Proposition 21
CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program keeps youth in juvenile court
- Erica Webster, Aug 20, 2015
When a prosecutor wants to try a youth as an adult, defense attorneys reach out to Nisha Ajmani, program manager for CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program (SSP), to keep that youth in the juvenile justice system.
March News from CJCJ
- Mar 31, 2015
California allies convene to keep youth out of the adult system; CJCJ testifies on the consequences of a felony conviction; CJCJ program pairs college students with youth in Juvenile Hall
New data reveal persistent disparities in charging youth as adults
- Lizzie Buchen, Sep 23, 2014
A long-overdue report lays bare the egregious racial disparities that pervade the juvenile justice system, and falls short of providing crucial data on youth transferred to adult court.
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.