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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.
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?
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