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  • La justicia restaurativa para menores funciona mejor que el tiempo en la cárcel

    OAKLAND, California. – Cuando un menor es acusado de un delito, hacer que se enfrente a la víctima, asumir la responsabilidad y hacer las enmiendas funciona mejor que el procesamiento y el encarcelamiento, según un nuevo informe. El área de Oakland adoptó un enfoque de justicia restaurativa hace 9...
  • Restorative Justice for Juveniles Works Better Than Jail Time

    OAKLAND, Calif. – When a juvenile is accused of a crime, making them face the victim, take responsibility and make amends works better than prosecution and jail time, according to a new report. The Oakland area adopted a restorative-justice approach 9 years ago, and in just the first two years,...
  • Michael Tyree’s Legacy… What will that be?

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR       Recently, the three corrections officers who beat Michael Tyree to death (August 26, 2015) were found guilty of second-degree murder. Sentencing will be scheduled. Tyree was in a jail cell in protective custody because of his mental health issues. This incident exposed...
  • County Joins the Safety and Justice Challenge to Create a Fairer, More Effective Local Justice System

    Santa Clara County is One of 20 Counties and Cities to Receive Grants to Design and Test Innovative Criminal Justice Reforms SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara and 20 additional jurisdictions throughout the country have been awarded grants by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...
  • New Reentry Services for Inmates

     Santa Clara / CALFORNIA Lack of employment, a history of substance abuse, and families needing financial support are just a few of the challenges facing former offenders when they are released from incarceration. Tuesday the County of Santa Clara is making a $1.475 million investment to prepare in-custody individuals to...

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