District Attorney Jeff Rosen on smart justice

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen discusses the paradigm shift happening -- and needed -- in California's justice approaches.

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Report: Repeat Crime Victims in California

A new report on repeat victimization in California adds to the body of research showing that traditional notions of who crime victims are and what they need from the justice system are misguided. Inability to access recovery services increases risk of repeat harm.

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Report on Contra Costa County Successes

A criminologist's new analysis of justice practices in Contra Costa County finds that coordination among agencies, frequent use of split sentencing and probation, and shorter probation terms have mitigated the impacts of Public Safety Realignment and resulted in lower-than-average recidivism rates. 

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