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Like Our Veterans, Justice-Involved Youth are Survivors of Traumatic Violence
- Nisha Ajmani, Jun 30, 2015
Veterans and youth in the justice system have something in common—trauma. California’s juvenile courts should address this trauma through treatment, not incarceration.
CA Forward Forum Discusses Split Sentencing in California
- Brian Goldstein, Jun 27, 2013
Despite their given benefits, what could explain California's disparity in split sentencing and how can counties work to increase their use?
A call for shared sacrifice on juvenile corrections budget
- Brian Heller de Leon, Jun 7, 2012
- The Senate and Assembly Budget Subcommittees on Public Safety are being pressured to reconsider the Governor's revised cost-saving proposal for the state's youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile Facilities (commonly referred to as DJJ). Law enforcement agencies are demanding that the Legislature reduce or eliminate the new $24,000 per ward fee structure, which was proposed by the Governor's office in the May revised budget. This amount greatly contributes to the $24.8 million in…
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