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New bills continue criminal justice changes in California

The San Diego Union-Tribune cites research findings by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice in an article about recent justice reforms including Senate Bill 439, which protects children under 12 from prosecution in the juvenile justice system.

New Report: Crime in California Cities Remains Stable Through Justice Reform Era (2010-2017)

A new fact sheet from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice finds that, during a period of large-scale criminal justice reform, California’s urban crime rates remained stable.

CJCJ’s Continued Vision for Community Safety in 2018

As we start 2018, CJCJ's staff and programs will remain steadfast in our commitment to change lives, change systems, and change the future.  

"Free Our Dreams" and "Quest for Democracy" Highlight California’s Path to Justice Reform

On May 8th, groups from across California will come together in Sacramento to highlight the need for transformative justice policy reform that is strongly informed by the most impacted communities.

New Report: Urban Crime Trends Remain Stable Through California’s Policy Reform Era (2010-2016)

CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that, despite the implementation of large-scale criminal justice reforms, California’s urban crime rates remained stable from 2010 through early 2016.

A Modest Theory of Why Conservatives Suddenly Champion Criminal Justice Reform

A sudden conversion to religious forgiveness and fiscal prudence on prison budgets? There’s a more plausible reason, one no one is talking about.

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