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CJCJ’s Continued Promise of Service

One week after Election Day, CJCJ remains as committed to criminal justice reform as we were at our founding.

Election 2016: A summary of four statewide criminal justice initiatives

This Election Day, California voters have the opportunity to make significant changes to the state’s juvenile and criminal justice system.

A “Yes” on Prop 57 Will End Direct File

Prop 57 strips prosecutors of the power to send youth directly to adult criminal court, returning full discretion to impartial juvenile court judges.

Who's behind the rise in crime? Could be Trump’s constituency: older whites

CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing that crime among older white people has increased and discouraging demographic scapegoating. 

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