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Trump's distortions of crime, violence, drugs and youth

Trump’s address reveals dangerous misconceptions. Drugs and crime in America have virtually nothing to do with immigrants, foreigners, or youth.

June News from CJCJ: Two new reports and a trip to Alcatraz

CJCJ youth explore Alcatraz and strengthen bonds with mentors; new CJCJ reports examine the prosecution of youth as adults; and the Children's Waiting Rooms receive donations for families.

CJCJ in the news: Why Bill Clinton admitted being wrong on crime

CJCJ's Mike Males is featured as a guest on the Huffington Post Live's discussion about the Clinton admnistration's effect on crime and what the change in public opinion means for Hilary Clinton's campaign. 

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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