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CJCJ in the news: Study Finds People With Mental Illness 16 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Police

Blue Nation Review links a CJCJ article showing high police murder rates of Native Americans to high rates of mental suffering among Native Americans. 

CJCJ in the news: Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the lack of adequate screening for, and evaluation of, mental health needs in the juvenile justice system.

Brown’s revised budget discriminates against the mentally ill

Brown's budget revives a killed bill that requires state parole, rather than community supervision, for certain people who have suffered from mental illness.

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