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KQED: Violence and Gang Activity Still Plague California's Juvenile Corrections Facilities
- Aug 23, 2016
CJCJ's Erica Webster describes conditions at California's state youth correctional facilities on KQED's The California Report.
Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequate Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice
- Aug 11, 2016
CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased, gang culture is pervasive, and mental health treatment is at times nonexistent.
California Must Reform Its Gang Sentencing Laws
- Nisha Ajmani, Mar 29, 2016
Sentencing enhancements intended to deter gang activity are overly punitive, conflict with the juvenile justice system’s mission, and have a disproportionate impact on young people of color.
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