California Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements Initiative or Proposition 57 aims to change a few things in California’s criminal justice system: non-violent criminals would have more parole opportunities and judges (not prosecutors) would get to decide when certain juveniles should be tried as adults.
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Election day is November 8, and while all eyes are on the presidential campaign, California voters also face 17 propositions on the ballot.
Over the next few months we’ll be featuring explainers from KCET anchor Val Zavala to help you navigate the long list of propositions.
Find more over at KCET’s Ballot Brief.