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California Jails and COVID-19

By Heather Harris, Joseph Hayes

Aug 11, 2021 ... Weeks after the governor's emergency declaration, the Judicial Council ... of people awaiting trial and serving sentences in county jails.


The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

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

... that among individuals released after serving sentences for Proposition 47 offenses, ... As California continues to pursue criminal justice reforms, ...

Fact Sheet

Probation in California

By Ryken Grattet, Brandon Martin

Dec 31, 2015 ... Probation is one of four forms of correctional supervision—the other three are prison, jail, and parole. Judges can sentence convicted offenders ...

Fact Sheet

California’s Criminal Courts

By Sonya Tafoya, Viet Nguyen

Less than 1% of cases are resolved by court trials, in which the judge alone decides the case. Judges operate within a complex and evolving sentencing framework ...


Public Safety Realignment: Impacts So Far

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Before realignment, the maximum jail sentence was one year. ... This may reflect criminal prosecution of offenses that previously would have been handled as ...


Alternatives to Incarceration in California

By Ryken Grattet, Brandon Martin

SOURCES: California Department of Justice: Criminal Justice Profile, ... Home detention programs require offenders to serve sentences in specific ...