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Enough Nonsense on Youthful (In)competence
- Mike Males, Aug 25, 2015
Pre-judging the individual guilt of the Santa Cruz 15-year-old accused of murdering a child is not just, and judging all 15-year-olds as mentally incompetent is not science.
Disgraceful Rhetoric from Baltimore
- Mike Males, May 7, 2015
Rhetoric blaming youth for destruction in Baltimore reinforces America’s troubling historical narrative against the young and poor.
CJCJ in the news: It’s Poverty, Not the 'Teenage Brain,' That Causes the Most Youth Crime
- Mar 27, 2015
Pacific Standard Magazine highlights research by CJCJ's Mike Males on the role of poverty in causing youth crime.
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.