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Unintended Consequences Of Prison Reform

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 11.28.2013 | Crime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — County jails that account for the vast majority of local inmates in California have seen a marked increase in violence sin...

California Can't Delay Release Of Nearly 10,000 Inmates: Supreme Court

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday paved the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by year's end despite w...

The Real Solution For Prison Overcrowding?

| Posted 10.08.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson The Legislative Analyst’s Office is calling on state lawmakers to ge...

Releasing 30,000 Prison Inmates in California: More Crime?

Paul Heroux | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Heroux

Conventional wisdom says that if we lock up criminals they won't be committing crime and therefore society will be safer. This is a very simplistic analysis.

Supreme Court Prison Ruling Could Lead To Policy Overhaul

AP | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 07.24.2011 | Los Angeles

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Supreme Court decision that ordered California to drastically reduce its prison population to relieve severe overcrowding could en...

Supreme Court To Hear California Prison-Overcrowding Case

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will review whether California must cut its prison population by nearly 40,000 inm...