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Dispelling the Myth: An Analysis of Youth and Adult Crime Patterns in California over the Past 20 Years
Dispelling the Myth: An Analysis of Youth and Adult Crime Patterns in California over the Past 20 Years
The Color of Justice
The Color of Justice
The Punishing Decade: Prison and Jail Estimates at the Millennium
The Punishing Decade: Prison and Jail Estimates at the Millennium
Shattering "Broken Windows": An Analysis of San Francisco's Alternative Crime Policies
Shattering "Broken Windows": An Analysis of San Francisco's Alternative Crime Policies
The Florida Experiment: An Analysis of the Practice of Sending Kids to Adult Court
The Florida Experiment: An Analysis of the Practice of Sending Kids to Adult Court
America's One Million Nonviolent Offenders
America's One Million Nonviolent Offenders
Half Truths: The Complicated Story of D.C.'s Halfway House "Escapees"
Half Truths: The Complicated Story of D.C.'s Halfway House "Escapees"
Class Dismissed: Higher Education vs. Corrections During the Wilson Years
Class Dismissed: Higher Education vs. Corrections During the Wilson Years
Double Jeopardy: An Assessment of the Felony Drug Provision of the Welfare Reform Act
Double Jeopardy: An Assessment of the Felony Drug Provision of the Welfare Reform Act
Quiet Crisis: Youth Violence, Race and Justice

This report is a preliminary portrait of some key trends in youth violence and the juvenile justice system in Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz counties since the mid-1980s.

The Impact of Juvenile Curfew Laws in California
The Impact of Juvenile Curfew Laws in California
Runaway Juvenile Crime?: The Context of Juvenile Crime Arrests
Runaway Juvenile Crime?: The Context of Juvenile Crime Arrests
The Will of the People: The Public's Opinion of the Violent and Repeat Juvenile Offender Act of 1997
The Will of the People: The Public's Opinion of the Violent and Repeat Juvenile Offender Act of 1997
Is Maryland's System of Higher Education Suffering Because of Prison Expenditures?
Is Maryland's System of Higher Education Suffering Because of Prison Expenditures?
The Pods of Elmore County: A Glimpse Into the Rhetoric Behind the Juvenile Crime Bill
The Pods of Elmore County: A Glimpse Into the Rhetoric Behind the Juvenile Crime Bill
The Risks Juveniles Face When They Are Incarcerated With Adults
The Risks Juveniles Face When They Are Incarcerated With Adults
Striking Out: The Crime Control Impact of "Three-Strikes" Laws

Three years after implementation of three strikes in CA; public safety results inconclusive.

A Strategy for Creating a Model Juvenile Justice System for San Francisco

Making San Francisco's juvenile justice system work requires the adoption of a new organizational structure and direction.  Under the new system, secure detention becomes just one element of a full continuum of services capable of providing comprehensive individualized interventions.

Three Strikes: The New Apartheid

As politically expedient "get tough" stances have monopolized the debate on crime, political one-upsmanship has produced the most punitive, expensive and racially disparate criminal justice policies in the state's history.

Young African American and the Criminal Justice System in California: Five Years Later

Follow up on the 1990 study shows that the general plight of people of color, particualrly young black males, has deteriorated.

Emerging from Darkness: Reinventing San Francisco's Juvenile Justice System

The juvenile justice system should be viewed as one element along a continuum of social institutions designed to foster social development. 

Violence in America: How can we save our children?

A look at societal attitudes towards youth and delinquency.

Race and America's Criminal Justice System

A 1995 discussion of race and the criminal justice system in America.

Transforming California's Prisons into Expensive Old Age Homes for Felons: Enormous Hidden Costs and Consequences for California's Taxpayers

Given the high costs to house elderly inmates in prison, and their low likelihood of reoffending, the public safety benefits of long sentences are called into question.

Three Strikes: The Unintended Victims

A case history project of people receiving three strikes sentences.

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