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california proposition 57 (2016)

Proposition 57 was a California ballot proposition, approved on...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Proposition 57 was a California ballot proposition, approved on the November 8, 2016 ballot. The Proposition allows parole consideration for nonviolent felons, changes policies on juvenile prosecution, and authorizes sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education. The passage and implementation of the proposition may allow the state to save tens of millions of dollars each year. Due to the approval of the proposition, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will
california proposition 57 (2016)

Proposition 47 Backstory to Mac Attacks?

The Beacon (blog) - 12 Oct 2018
Proposition 57, California's 2016 Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act, expanded parole possibilities for nonviolent offenders and was supposed to reduce the prison population and save taxpayers money. Instead, it burns up more taxpayer dollars and ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

California inmate volunteer firefighters 'like the special forces'

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - 03 Oct 2018
There has been a reduction in candidates for the program after realignment in 2011, which sent felons with non-violent crime convictions to county jails instead of state prison, and after passage in 2016 of Proposition 57, which allowed felons serving ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

Century-Old Direct Democracy in California Now a 'Pay-to-Play' System

Courthouse News Service - 15 Oct 2018
Jerry Brown in 2016 also used direct democracy to install sweeping criminal justice reforms. Voters overwhelmingly approved Brown's Proposition 57, which promised to “stop the revolving door of crime” by making thousands of nonviolent inmates eligible ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

New bills continue criminal justice changes in California

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 08 Oct 2018
In 2001, another law change allowed prosecutors to directly file some charges against juveniles in adult court and not have to convince a judge first. That direct file provision was repealed by Proposition 57 in 2016, followed now by the raising of the ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

New law will put limits on trying juveniles as adults

Ventura County Star - 11 Oct 2018
Under current law, which was reformed by voters when they approved Proposition 57 in the 2016 election, prosecutors can file a motion to transfer cases to adult court for juvenile offenders ages 14 or 15. That provision would only apply if the minor ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

Bay Area Roads Are Worst In US: Report - 17 Oct 2018
BAY AREA, CA – Roads in the Bay Area were the worst in the nation and accounted for high costs to drivers in 2016, according to a report released by a national nonprofit today. Staffers at The Road Information Program (TRIP), a Washington, D.C.-based ...
california proposition 57 (2016)

Community colleges embrace prison-to-education pipeline

The Advocate - 03 Oct 2018
California has implemented a Clean Slate program which offers residents a pathway toward expunging criminal offenses from their rap sheet. The program has worked to help some, but continued services to aid re-entry for Californians that still have ...

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