Mike A MalesMike A. Males is a Senior Research Fellow at CJCJ. He has contributed research and co-authored numerous CJCJ publications, including on issues of drug policy, 3-strikes law, criminal justice realignment, and juvenile justice reform.

Scapegoating Means Scapegoating

Yes Means Yes

Mike Males: But, if “yes means yes” is the right parameter for the revolution (a debate for another forum), why focus only on campuses? Both the 2009 paper and the CDC summaryon sexual violence find much more rape and sexual assault occur outside college than in.

What Works Better: Decriminalize or Legalize Marijuana Use?

Legalize Marijuana Use

Mike Males and Lizzie Buchen: Given the consequences of marijuana arrest, including fines, jail time, a criminal record, loss of student loans and other federal aid, and court costs, getting arrested for marijuana use may be more harmful than the drug itself — at any age.

Who Are Police Killing?

Who Are Police Killing

Mike Males: In the late 1960s, nearly 100 young black men under age 25 were killed by law enforcement every year.

Another Round of “Knockout Game” Idiocy

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Mike Males: What is it that makes so many adult brains go haywire when discussing teenagers, to the point that they abandon all sense of logic, fairness, reason, and even basic reality?

Why Don’t Youth Curfews Work?

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Mike Males: Doesn’t it seem logical that a curfew requiring police to remove an entire group of people from public spaces for hours would at least reduce public crimes and safety risks involving that group? Well, it doesn’t.