Friday, August 26, 2011 The CSAC Bulletin
Administration of Justice
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2011 Criminal Justice Realignment

Public Policy Institute of California Releases Overview and Identifies Next Steps

This week the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) published a report on the adult criminal justice realignment, which takes effect October 1.The report provides an overview of realignment – describing the myriad of changes that are coming to local criminal justice systems and the events that led up to its enactment. Further, the report attempts to assess how realignment might work from the perspectives of the state and counties. The PPIC identifies what it believes are the next steps for implementation and concludes by emphasizing the need to evaluate realignment going forward. Counties can view the report here.