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California Prisons Get Reprieve On Deadline To Reduce Overcrowding03:47

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Three federal judges are giving California’s prison system another two years to shed nearly 6,000 inmates from its already overcrowded inmate population.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Scott Detrow of KQED reports that the ruling is a win for California governor Jerry Brown.


This segment aired on February 11, 2014.

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