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Realignment: Inland counties take over parole hearings from state

As reported on July 3, 2013 by The Press-Enterprise: The next step in state prison realignment began this week with Riverside and San Bernardino counties taking over hearings and incarcerations for many ex-convicts accused of parole violations – a role that previously belonged to the state prison system. Until now, the post-release community supervision violations […]

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Judge orders removal of inmates from CA prisons with fungal outbreaks

As reported on June 24, 2013 by the L.A. Times: California has lost another federal court decision: a judge on Monday ordered the state to move inmates at risk of contracting valley fever out of two prisons afflicted with the deadly fungus. The order late Monday by U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson gives the state seven […]

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Gov. Brown issues statement on inmate reduction order

As posted on the Governor’s website: 6-20-2013 SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today on the inmate reduction order by the Three-Judge Panel: “The state will seek an immediate stay of this unprecedented order to release almost 10,000 inmates by the end of this year.” ### Click here to access […]

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Federal judges order Gov. Brown to start releasing inmates

As reported in the Los Angeles Times on June 20, 2013: A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately begin releasing inmates from the state’s crowded prisons. In a 52-page order signed by U.S. District Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Lawrence Karlton and Thelton Henderson, the court ordered Brown to expand good-time credits […]

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