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Brown Proposes Sending California Inmates To Private Prisons, Jails

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday responded to a federal court order to significantly reduce California's prison population by pr...

Saki Knafo

Setback For Prison Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has no intention of releasing state prisoners convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, despite a federal court order req...

COMEBACK KID

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $...

Running Out Of Space

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 07.03.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Underlying California's attempts to meet a federal court order for reducing its prison population is an unsettling question: Wil...

Federal Court To Jerry Brown: 'NO'

AP | TOM VERDIN | Posted 04.12.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov. Jerry Brown's request to lift a court-ordered prison population cap and threate...

Will California Officials Release Hundreds Of Violent Criminals From Prison?

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown and others who supported the dramatic shift in California's sentencing law that took effect this week have...

Much Ado About Nothing? LA Times Calls Out Mayor For 'Fear-Mongering'

Posted 12.04.2011 | Los Angeles

If you watched Mayor Villaraigosa's press conference yesterday, you might have walked away with the impression that Los Angeles is about to become a l...