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New Laws Expand Criminal Justice Reforms

By Brandon Martin, Justin Goss

Nov 7, 2017 ... This legislative package supplements previous reforms; several of the new laws could further reduce the state's prison population, ...


California Probation in the Era of Reform

By Viet Nguyen, Ryken Grattet, Mia Bird

In 2011, the state enacted public safety realignment, which shifted the management of lower-level felons from state prison and parole to county jail and ...


Criminal Justice

We examine California's criminal justice system and the impact of reform, focusing on costs, effectiveness, and public safety.

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Women in Jail

By Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

Nov 3, 2016 ... Public safety realignment, which took effect in 2011, transferred authority for thousands of lower-level felons from the state prison system ...

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Video: Assessing Corrections Reforms

By Linda Strean

Oct 3, 2016 ... Under federal court order to reduce prison overcrowding, California enacted public safety realignment and quickly reduced the prison ...


California’s Historic Corrections Reforms

By Magnus Lofstrom, Mia Bird, Brandon Martin

California leads the nation in correctional reforms and reduced reliance on incarceration.In 2011, the state enacted public safety realignment, ...