Criminal Justice Realignment Act Website

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Contact: Daisy Yee, Public Information Officer, 415-865-8929

Sept 1, 2011

New Resource Center Created on Criminal Justice Realignment Act

New Law Becomes Operative October 1

SAN FRANCISCO—The Administrative Office of the Courts today announced the launch of a new resource center to help courts, justice partners, and the public understand the key impacts of the 2011 Criminal Justice Realignment Act.

The act takes effect on October 1 and makes significant changes to felony sentencing law and assigns courts a new and significant role in the revocation process for offenders who violate their terms or conditions of post-release supervision, or parole.

The new Criminal Justice Realignment Resource Center can be found on the California Courts website.

For more information or to see updates, see Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Justice Realignment.

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