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California’s Prison Population

By Joseph Hayes, Justin Goss, Heather Harris, Alexandria Gumbs

In addition, 91% of all prisoners had criminal records that included convictions for violent or serious crimes. Eighty percent of all inmates were admitted ...


Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California

By Mia Bird, Justin Goss, Viet Nguyen

We focus on felony offenders to provide insight into outcomes for those who have been convicted of more severe offenses. Our analysis of recidivism relies ...

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A Closer Look at Women’s Arrest Rates

By Magnus Lofstrom, Justin Goss, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

Apr 3, 2019 ... In stark contrast, women only make up about 7% of felony weapons ... in female arrest rates for misdemeanor assault and battery offenses.


The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

By Mia Bird, Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Steven Raphael

Our findings suggest that the measure reduced both arrests by law enforcement and convictions resulting from prosecutions by district attorneys.


Pretrial Release in California

By Sonya Tafoya, Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

Overall, 41.5 percent of individuals booked on misdemeanors or felonies are released pretrial. · Pretrial release is more common for less serious offenses. · For ...


California’s County Jails in the Era of Reform

By Sonya Tafoya, Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

Length of stay for felony drug and property offenders increased after ... or after sentencing-may be used when the population approaches or exceeds the cap.

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California’s Criminal Courts

By Sonya Tafoya, Viet Nguyen

Most felony filings result in convictions. Figure 2 - Criminal Courts - Resolved by jury trial. SOURCE: Judicial Council of California, 2015 Court Statistics ...


Public Safety Realignment: Impacts So Far

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

... but have not been convicted of a new felony are no longer sent to prison. ... on a third felony conviction only in cases of serious or violent crimes, ...