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CJCJ in the news: Pot legalization hasn’t done anything to shrink the racial gap in drug arrests
- Mar 21, 2016
The Washington Post reviews findings by CJCJ's Mike Males which show that, despite the huge drops in marijuana-related arrests in both Washington and Colorado, the pot arrest rate for African-Americans was more than double that of non-African Americans.
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.
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