"New definition of recidivism minimizes political fallout from prison realignment"....article by Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee ...

See the July issue of Voices: CA granted extension of time to meet the first benchmark.

Gilman V. BRown

case # 2:05-CV-00830-LKK-CKD Doc.532 filed 2/28/14.

Federal Judge places injunction: Is Governor's power to reverse parole grants in direct conflict with "Ex Post facto"? For complete text, see Gilman v. Brown (below)

Judges grant delay in California's prison overcrowding case...

...a panel of three federal judges agreed to a brief postponement Tuesday and ordered California officials...

(Sacramento Bee, Sept. 25, 2013)

New Plan crafted to reduce prison population...

Governor Jerry Brown and the four leaders of California's Legislature reached a compromise Monday on reducing the state's prison population....

(Fresno Bee, Sept. 10, 2013)

Judges unsatisfied with California inmate reduction...

 When the hammer came down in 2009 from three federal judges ordering California to cut its prison population, the numbers were staggering. Release 40,591 inmates over the next two years to reduce overcrowding....

(Fresno Bee, Sept. 8, 2013)

Prison plan flaws outlined...

the Legislative Analysts Office says there are flaws with both plans the legislature is considering in a bid to meet a court order to relieve overcrowding in California prisons by the end of this year...

(Sacramento Bee, Sept. 5, 2013)

SENATE BILL 260 - JUSTICE FOR JUVENILES WITH ADULT PRISON SENTENCES - Passed by gob. brown on sept. 16, 2013

What is SB260? SB 260 would establish a parole review process for cases where an individual was under 18 years of age at the time of the offense and was prosecuted as an adult....


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