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Justice Policy Journal - Volume 14, Number 1 - Spring 2017

Articles on educating incarcerated young adults, police involvement with intimate partner violence calls, witness sexual orientation bias, and a book review on Prisoner Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

The Never-Ending Indian Wars

Yes Magazine highlights research conducted by CJCJ's Mike Males on the high rates of death of Native Americans during arrest or while in custody. 

GPB Media: Mike Males on potential curfews in Dallas, TX

GPB Media "On Second Thought" invited CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow Mike Males to speak on the potential implementation of curfews in Dallas, TX.

CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on coercive police interrogation

A North Dakota college student was killed after police coerced him to work as a drug deal informant by threatening him with a lengthy prison sentence for low-level marijuana sale. 

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 13, Number 1 - Spring 2016

Articles on government distortion of sex-crime stats, veterans serving time, the origins of sex offender legislation, the Jerry Sandusky trial, the relationship between firearm ownership and violent crime, and how training affects law enforcement's use of force.

Another Dimension to “Black Lives Matter”

When it comes to police shooting unarmed suspects, white lives and older lives appear to matter more than Black, Latino, and young lives.

CJCJ in the news: How Mario Woods Stands in for Vanishing Black San Francisco

The National Journal highlights a CJCJ report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest rates of African-American women. 

Disgraceful Rhetoric from Baltimore

Rhetoric blaming youth for destruction in Baltimore reinforces America’s troubling historical narrative against the young and poor.

CJCJ in the news: San Francisco Criminal Justice Leaders Push for Change at Race Summit

CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate arrests in San Francisco.

San Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest Rates of African American Women Persist

new CJCJ fact sheet analyzing data shows the disproportionately high arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.

CJCJ in the news: African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F.

SF Gate highlights CJCJ's study on the disproportionate arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco. 

From Selma to Ferguson

Although dealing with events of more almost 50 years ago, the film Selma is current. As the old saying goes, “the past is prologue.”

The Sixties Have Returned in Ferguson

The continuing protests in Missouri show that racial segregation in the US is just as problematic as it was in the '60s.

Ferguson and the militarization of the police

"The behavior of the police in Ferguson, were it conducted by soldiers or Marines in Iraq or Afghanistan, would be viewed as violations of the Rules of Engagement and result in Court Martials."

Who Are Police Killing?

Over the last four decades, some 15,000 Americans have been killed by law enforcement officers. Native Americans are most at risk, followed by African Americans.

Who's Threatening Murrieta's "Safety"?

A California city's mayor and shouting protestors claim 140 Latino women and child immigrants threaten their town's "safety." The city's own crime statistics suggest otherwise. 

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