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California Prison Population Reduction

California Gets Two More Years To Meet Prison Population Cap

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judges on Monday gave California two more years to meet a court-ordered prison population cap, the latest step in ...

Simon McCormack

Why The Trend Toward Fewer Prisoners Might Not Last | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.21.2012 | Crime

Many states across the nation have been making an effort to reduce their inmate populations, but it might not be successful if more steps aren't taken...

'A Sea Change'

AP | By THOMAS WATKINS and DON THOMPSON | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- California's correctional system is about to undergo an overhaul that could save money and reduce recidivism but also might lead to tho...