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California’s Bail System: Reform or Abolish? (Part 2)
- Rebecca Wegley, Aug 25, 2016
The bail bonds industry has a long history of aggravating racial and socio-economic disparities, and engaging in blatant corruption.
California Sentencing Institute now shows county trends for 2009-2014
- Erica Webster, Jul 26, 2016
CJCJ's interactive map now shows 6-year trends for county criminal and juvenile justice practices and statewide disparities
Let Them Eat Lead
- Randall G. Shelden, Feb 23, 2016
The refrain of "black lives matter" has been ignored by most of the country’s leadership, but now particularly in Flint, Michigan, where the water crisis has made it very apparent that the lives of the city’s black children do not matter
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