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Fed Judges Order Release of Inmates

 
Fed Judges Order Release of Inmates
Posted Thursday, June 20th 2013 @ 4pm  by KFBK News

A panel of federal judges today ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to begin freeing inmates from the California’s crowded prisons. In a 52-page order, U.S. District Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Lawrence Karlton and Thelton Henderson said Brown must expand good-behavior credits that allow offenders to finish their terms early. The judges demanded that the state take such steps "commencing forthwith."

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