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Treating Young Offenders Like Adults Is Bad Parenting

The Atlantic interviews CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani and Mike Males, and determines that district attorneys' unfettered power to prosecute youth as adults doesn't benefit anyone — except prosecutors.

CJCJ in the news: Young and Locked Up in Silicon Valley

The Santa Clara County district attorney has made a habit of charging 14-,15- and 16-year-olds as adults. Why? 

California Sentencing Institute now shows county trends for 2009-2014

CJCJ's interactive map now shows 6-year trends for county criminal and juvenile justice practices and statewide disparities 

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