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Young Adult Prisons Are Not the Answer

A proposal by the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation defies best practices and fails to heed the lessons of history.

CJCJ in the news: Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Accepted Almost the Same Amount of Prison Lobbyist Donations

The Huffington Post reports on Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio receiving campaign contributions from private prison lobbies, and cites CJCJ statistics showing racial disparities in the justice system. 

Brown’s budget misses opportunity to shrink prison system

Despite the lowest crime rate in decades, and recent and potential reductions in the prison population, Brown continues to up prison spending and expand capacity.

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