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Calif. counties seek to reduce re-offense rate

Realignment creates an opportunity for local jursdictions to implement community-based interventions for individuals who have been charged with non-serious, non-sexual, and non-violent offenses.

The Impact of Non-Criminal Immigrant Detentions in California

According to a new CJCJ report, California’s counties have spent significant resources and jail capacity, often at their own expense, to detain suspected undocumented immigrants who do not have a reported criminal history. Yet if this population is notably law-abiding, why are so many of them in our local jails?

Report: Releasing undocumented immigrants could help relieve Calif.'s jail overcrowding

A new report from the Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice suggests California jails could alleviate overcrowding by refusing to detain non-criminals accused of immigration violations.

June 2013 Newsletter - Promoting National and Global Justice Policy

CJCJ uses its expertise to educate the public on national and global criminal justice issues.

CA Forward Forum Discusses Split Sentencing in California

Despite their given benefits, what could explain California's disparity in split sentencing and how can counties work to increase their use?

Innovation in a Land of Justice by Geography

In an era of Realignment a model program is born, San Francisco's Adult Probation Department in partnership with a variety of community-based organizations celebrates the opening of the new Community Assessment and Service Center (CASC).

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