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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.
Scapegoating the Poor
- Lizzie Buchen, Jul 22, 2014
The story of a single working mother who faces a decade in prison for allowing her daughter to play in a park unsupervised demonstrates our foolish reliance on incarceration and punishment as a way to poverty.
Debtor’s Prisons, Part II
- Randall Shelden, Jun 24, 2014
Senior Research Fellow explores the concept of the debtor's prison in this CJCJ blog.
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.