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CJCJ in the news: Bill seen as first step to juvenile filing reform
- Nov 20, 2015
The Daily Journal quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani to discuss the problematic practice of prosecuting youth in adult court.
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.
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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