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Environmental Water Caucus Unveils California Water Solutions

Proponents of the peripheral canal and new dams often complain that critics of these controversial water projects have no "solutions" to California's water and...

For Real Prison Reform, Longer is Not Always Better

Last week, while defiantly declaring the end of California's prison crisis, Gov. Jerry Brown insisted further reductions in prison overcrowding "cannot be achieved without...

Ammiano Seeks New Moral Compass for California’s "Failed" Prisons

In the wake of California's election last month where voters passed two propositions aimed at reducing the number of inmates in California's overcrowded prison...

Justice in California: Raising Victims’ Voices

Flipping through this year's proposed criminal justice legislation, it is hard to miss Crime Victims United (CVU), a seemingly-omnipresent victims' rights group that registers...

Vergara v. California’s Corporate Heart

Are job protections for teachers to blame for educational underachievement among low-income students of color in California? That’s the provocative question ostensibly at the...