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Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequate Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice
- Aug 11, 2016
CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased, gang culture is pervasive, and mental health treatment is at times nonexistent.
California Court Rules Proposition 47 Applies to Youth
- Brian Goldstein, Aug 4, 2015
This July, California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal held that a San Diego youth was eligible to reclassify his sentence from a felony to misdemeanor under California’s Proposition 47, setting a legal precedent for the rest of the state.
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.
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