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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.

Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions

CJCJ estimates savings and jail population reductions in individual counties as a result of implementing Proposition 47.

Debtor’s Prisons, Part II

Senior Research Fellow explores the concept of the debtor's prison in this CJCJ blog.

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