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CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased, gang culture is pervasive, and mental health treatment is at times nonexistent.
A new study reveals an unintended consequence of Ban the Box legislation. How does this impact job seekers?
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.
Data can tell a story. The absence of data and thoughtful analysis can do the same, by illustrating that the state is not adequately prioritizing juvenile justice.
“When people get out of prison, they are being released into this chaotic city — a city that has greatly transformed in recent years — and it’s a fragile time,” says CJCJ's San Francisco Training Partnership case manager, Matthew Snope.
When a prosecutor wants to try a youth as an adult, defense attorneys reach out to Nisha Ajmani, program manager for CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program (SSP), to keep that youth in the juvenile justice system.
The Spring 2015 issue of Justice Policy Journal includes articles on the barriers incarcerated mothers face to regain custody of children, peer support's effect on recidivism, how police make decisions during traffic stops, and evaluating veterans in the criminal justice system.
Patsy Jackson has been a case manager with NoVA for two years. Patsy helps her clients succeed by minimizing barriers to reentry and facilitating reintegration in their families and communities.
The number of aging state and federal inmates is rising. Between 1981 and 2010, the number of inmates age 55 and older increased from 8,853 to 124,900.
(ISSN 1530-3012) From the editor The Criminal History of So-Called "Hard Core" Drinking Drivers Reintegrative Community Service Teams: Developing Key Practice Dimensions of the Civic Engagement Model of Offender Reentry Do Societal Reactions Lead to Increased Experiences of Shame and Strain for Registered Female Sex Offenders? From the editor By Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D. and Randall G. Sheldon, M.A., Ph.D. From the Editors Once again it is time for another issue of Justice…
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.
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