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A Modest Theory of Why Conservatives Suddenly Champion Criminal Justice Reform

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

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

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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