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A Modest Theory of Why Conservatives Suddenly Champion Criminal Justice Reform
- Mike Males, Jun 23, 2015
A sudden conversion to religious forgiveness and fiscal prudence on prison budgets? There’s a more plausible reason, one no one is talking about.
CJCJ in the news: S.F. police scandal focuses on dwindling number of blacks
- May 9, 2015
The Los Angeles Times highlights CJCJ's 2012 report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrests of African Americans for drug felonies.
Why Teen Drug Use Surveys Are Meaningless
- Mike Males, Feb 24, 2015
After California decriminalized marijuana, teenage behaviors improved dramatically. Pay no attention to dubious drug-use surveys, which bear no relationship to any measure of youthful well-being.
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