Pretrial Reform in California Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom August 26 2020 New PPIC research examines a proposed criminal justice reform that would end money bail and replace it with a new process of determining pretrial release.
African Americans Are Notably Overrepresented in Police Stops Magnus Lofstrom, Daniel Morales Campos, Brandon Martin August 13 2020 The likelihood of being stopped by law enforcement varies widely by race/ethnicity, and the disparities are especially striking for African Americans.
Video: Proposition 47 and Racial Disparities in California Mary Severance July 7 2020 PPIC’s Brandon Martin presents new research on how Prop 47 has narrowed racial inequities in criminal justice outcomes—though much work remains. An expert panel discusses how to build on this and other reforms.
Progress under Prop 47 but Racial Disparities Persist in California Arrests Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin June 4 2020 A key voter-approved reform has decreased arrests disparities between African Americans and whites, but a significant and pervasive divide remains.
Racial Disparities Are Widespread in California Sarah Bohn, Magnus Lofstrom, Lynette Ubois June 3 2020 Addressing disparities across a wide range of areas – criminal justice, health, income and wealth, education – is essential to improving the safety and overall well-being of California’s African American communities.