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California’s Prison Population

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

Many prisoners still live in overcrowded prisons · African Americans remain overrepresented in California's prison population. · Foreign-born Californians are ...


Pretrial Release in California

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

Pretrial risk assessment has been cited as a potential tool to help law enforcement and the courts identify defendants who pose a low risk to public safety, ...

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Next Steps for Proposition 57

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Nov 9, 2016 ... ... risk to public safety by the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH). ... They also hope it will lower the state's high recidivism rates—we ...


Public Safety Realignment: Impacts So Far

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Realignment also sought to reduce California's high recidivism rate. ... early childhood programs, and targeted interventions for high-risk youth.


Alternatives to Incarceration in California

By Ryken Grattet, Brandon Martin

This subset of programs relies on actuarial risk and needs instruments to target interventions at offenders at the highest risk of reoffending and focus ...


Heather Harris

She has published research on the impact of cellmate relationships on reoffending and on the effects of domestic violence arrests on mortality in ...